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    Plants for Soggy Spots

    Lots of gardeners have at least one area of their property that never seems to dry out. It is, invariably, in a location that screams for a garden, but most…

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    Spring Planting Ideas

    Spring is a magical time. Our winter-weary spirits lift as hints of green begin to appear. We notice even the smallest patches of snowdrops and crocuses as we drive by…

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    Regional Picks: Large-Leaved Perennials – Midwest

    1. Shredded Umbrella Plant Name: Syneilesis aconitifolia USDA hardiness zones: 3 to 8 Size: 3 feet tall and 2 feet wide Conditions: Full sun to partial shade; fertile, well-drained soil…

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    Regional Picks: Alternatives to Troublesome Plants – Northwest

    Troublesome Plant - Fall asters (Symphyotrichum novae-angliae cvs.)     1. ‘Mönch’ Frikart’s Aster Name: Aster × frikartii ‘Mönch’ USDA hardiness zones: 5 to 8 Size: 2 to 3 feet tall…

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    Regional Picks: Plants for Wet Soil – Northwest

    1. Camas Lily Name: Camassia spp. and cvs. USDA Hardiness Zones: 3 to 11 Size: 1 to 3 feet tall and wide, clumping Conditions: Full sun; moist to wet soil (tolerates heavy…