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    Regional Picks: Plant It And Forget It – Midwest

    1. Ivory Prince Hellebore   Name: Helleborus ‘Walhelivor’ Zones: 4-8 Size: 12 to 15 inches tall and wide Conditions: Partial to full shade; moist, well-drained soil Hellebores, a staple of…

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    Regional Picks: Plant It And Forget It – Northeast

    1. ‘Blue Ice’ Blue Star   Name: Amsonia tabernaemontana ‘Blue Ice’ Zones: 4-9 Size: 16 inches tall and 2 feet wide Conditions: Full sun to partial shade; moist, well-drained soil…

  • Kitchen Gardening

    Regional Picks: Grass Companions – Southwest

        1. Licorice Mint Hyssop Name: Agastache rupestris USDA Hardiness Zones: 5 to 9 Size: 28 to 36 inches tall and 18 inches wide Conditions: Full sun to partial shade;…

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    Garden Design Basics: Use Two Colors Plus Green

    In a world full of glorious color, why limit oneself to just two when designing containers? Because limitations can be . . . liberating. Color is so seductive that it…

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    Expert Container Designs: How to Combine Plants with Different Needs

    Container gardening opens the door to unlimited possibilities for creativity. All you have to do is let your imagination run wild and start playing with different combinations of plants. One…

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    Regional Picks: Hot-Colored Plants – Mountain West

    1. ‘Cheyenne Spirit’ Coneflower Name: Echinacea ‘Cheyenne Spirit’ USDA hardiness zones: 4 to 10 Size: 24 to 30 inches tall and 2 feet wide Conditions: Full sun; well-drained soil (moderate…

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    Regional Picks: Hot-Colored Plants – Southern Plains

     1. Darcy’s Mexican Sage Name: Salvia darcyi USDA hardiness zones: 6 to 10 Size: 3 to 4 feet tall and wide Conditions: Full sun to partial shade; well-drained soil This…

  • Kitchen Gardening

    The Dos and Don’ts of Growing Herbs Inside

    I can think of a lot of reasons to grow herbs in your home. When the ground is frozen and you haven’t harvested anything in months, that’s when you desperately…

  • Design

    Designing Containers for Shade

    Designing a container for shade can be a challenge because you are no longer choosing your favorite color of the all-too-familiar geranium or petunia. Choosing plants for a shady container…

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    Pot Up Some Privacy

    Sometimes we just need a little privacy to shield us from the realities of our neighbors’ lives, regardless of how much we like them. Building a fence or planting a…