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    Regional Picks: Fast-Filling Plants – Northern California

    1. Butterfly Rose Name: Rosa ‘Mutabilis’ USDA Hardiness Zones: 6 to 9 Size: 6 feet tall and wide Conditions: Full sun; tolerates a spectrum of soils Classified as an “Old Rose,”…

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    Regional Picks: Fast-Filling Plants – Northwest

    1. ‘Cosmopolitan’ Miscanthus Name: Miscanthus sinensis var. condensatus ‘Cosmopolitan’ USDA Hardiness Zones: 5 to 9 Size: 4 feet wide and 7 feet tall Conditions: Full sun to partial shade; rich, moist…

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    Regional Picks: Water-Wise Plants – Mid-Atlantic

    Mid-Atlantic   1. Glossy Abelia   Name: Abelia × grandiflora Usda Hardiness Zone: 6 to 10 Size: Up to 10 feet tall and 12 feet wide Conditions: Full sun to partial shade;…

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    Regional Picks: Deer-Resistant Plants – Southern Plains

    While most gardening pests and problems vary greatly depending on region, there is one dilemma that just about all of us have to contend with—deer. There are populations of deer…

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    Regional Picks: Deer-Resistant Plants – Mid-Atlantic

    While most gardening pests and problems vary greatly depending on region, there is one dilemma that just about all of us have to contend with—deer. There are populations of deer…

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    Shady Planting Ideas

    Shade gardeners may not believe this, but they don’t have it so bad. Gardeners stuck with full sun covet the plants that can grow in low-light areas. They crave a…

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    Regional Picks: Late-Winter Interest – Southern Plains

        1. 'HGC Pink Frost' Hellebore Name: Helleborus ballardiae ‘HGC Pink Frost’ USDA Hardiness Zones: 5 to 9 Size: 12 to 15 inches tall; 24 inches wide Conditions: Full…

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    You Can Eat That!

    For years we’ve seen flowers used as garnishes. Peppery nasturtium flowers (Tropaeolum spp. and cvs., annual) add a nice bite to salads, and violets (Viola spp. and cvs., USDA Hardiness…

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    Beautiful and Unusual Fern Varieties for the Garden

    When I first fell in love with the then-rare autumn fern (Dryopteris erythrosora, USDA Hardiness Zones 5–9) back in the late 1960s, ferns were strangers in the garden, with but…

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    Regional Picks: Unusual Autumn Stars – Southeast

    If you’re sick of the same old asters and mums, why not plant an unexpected fall-star instead? Here some truly out-of-the-ordinary plants for upping your fall garden game in the…