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    Regional Picks: Plants with the Best Fall Colors – Northwest

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    Winter Stars: Bare Yet Beautiful Plant Varieties

    If the seasons of a garden were likened to a day, then the Northern Hemisphere’s winter would undoubtedly be night. It is cold, it is long, and it is dark.…

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    Get Long-Lasting Good Looks with Less Work

    I have a large garden on a horse ranch in Petaluma, California, and when I arrived here 16 years ago, the landscape consisted of acres of reclaimed pasture festooned with…

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    Focus on Seasonality

    On a scale of one to 10—with 10 being the greatest concern—seasonality should rank about eight or nine when it comes to designing a garden. But developing a year-round powerhouse…