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    Surprises and Lessons From Barbara’s Garden

    Today’s photos are from Barbara Owen in Wellesley, Massachusetts. I’ve been enjoying the submissions from many gardeners showing their “best in show” or “summer highlights.” As I reviewed my photos…

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    Dahlia Care for the Northeast

    Gardeners in the Northeast look forward to dahlia season (Dahlia spp. and cvs., Zones 8–11) as one of the garden's last hurrahs. Enjoying the cooler fall weather, dahlias not only…

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    Color Year After Year

    Today’s photos come from Pallavi Divekar in Naperville, Illinois. I am all for perennial gardening and love to see the blooms year after year. I started this hobby a decade…

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    A Plant Lover’s Garden

    Veronica W. from Bloomfield, Connecticut, is an avid plant lover who sent in these photos of some of her favorite plants. Variegated heartleaf ice plant (Aptenia cordifolia ‘Variegata’, Zones 10–11)…

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    Favorite Plants of Fall

    Depending on where you live, it is finally starting to cool off and turn from summer toward fall. Fall is one of my favorite times of the year in the…

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    An Easy Way to Get More Dahlias

    There are two ways to grow hybrid dahlias (Dahlia cvs., USDA Hardiness Zones 9–11): by planting tubers or by growing plants from cuttings. Both methods will produce healthy plants and…

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    Regional Picks: Big Blooms That Don’t Flop – South

    1. Tiger Lily Name: Lilium lancifolium USDA Hardiness Zones: 3 to 9 Size: 4 to 5 feet tall and 2 feet wide Conditions: Full sun; well-drained soil This is not…