Grasslands

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    Flowering Grasses: Uncommon Varieties

    When it comes to ornamental grasses and their flowers, also known as inflorescences, it’s the subtle things that add up. Sure, they don’t have the in-your-face flower power of a…

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    Regional Picks: Grass Companions – Mountain West

        1. Pale Coneflower Name: Echinacea pallida USDA Hardiness Zones: 3 to 10 Size: 2 to 3 feet tall and 12 to 18 inches wide Conditions: Full sun to…

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    Pull a Design Together With Ground Covers

    The staff at your local garden center works hard to assemble eye-catching displays of colorful perennials, artfully arranged succulents, and architectural grasses. But the ground-cover section is likely an unremarkable,…

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    Regional Picks: Uncommon & Unfussy Plants – Mountain West

    Raspberry Delight® hybrid bush sage Name: Salvia ‘Raspberry Delight’ USDA Hardiness Zones: 5 to 10 Size: 3 feet tall and wide Conditions: Full sun to partial shade; average to dry,…

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    Uncommon Grasses

    A couple of old-school gardeners I admire believe that ornamental grasses belong in meadows or along the shore, not in the garden. I reluctantly agree that grasses can dress the…

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    Stand Out Without Sticking Out

    It’s different, but it still fits in. When driving by this front yard in Knoxville, Tennessee, it’s obvious that a gardener lives inside. But when creating the space, the owner…