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    Regional Picks: Plants for Dry Shade – Mountain West

    ‘Black Stockings’ meadow rue Name: Thalictrum ‘Black Stockings’ USDA Hardiness Zones: 5 to 9 Size: Up to 6 feet tall and 2 feet wide Conditions: Partial shade; well-drained soil I…

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    Regional Picks: Plant This, Not That – Northwest

    Overused: Arborvitae (Thuja occidentalis cvs.) Photo: Michelle Gervais 1. ‘Standishii’ Yew Name: Taxus baccata ‘Standishii’ USDA Hardiness Zones: 5 to 8 Size: Up to 10 feet tall and 2 feet…

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    Revamping the Cottage Style

    Joy Davey dreamt of having a cottage garden. She could picture the dense, flower-filled beds surrounding her Craftsman-style house. The breezy informality of the cottage look resonated with her lifestyle…

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    Regional Picks: Color in the Shade – Mountain West

    Mountain West   ‘Maggie Daley’ astilbe (Astilbe chinensis ‘Maggie Daley’) USDA Hardiness Zones: 4 to 8 Size: 16 to 20 inches tall and wide; flowers 28 inches tall Conditions: Partial…

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    Designing With the Ultimate Color Contrast

    A garden based on color contrasts is always interesting. It doesn’t matter what season it is, how mature the plants are, or even what’s in bloom—pair two plants that are…

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    You’re Going to Love Your Shade

    Most of us aren’t fortunate enough to have a full day’s worth of sun in our gardens, yet even the most experienced among us is still a little intimidated by…

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    Perennials for Dry Shade

    Sooner or later, in the evolution of most landscapes, you will have to overcome the challenge of a dry-shade area. It’s a combination brutal enough to make any gardener cringe,…