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    Having Fun Digging In

    My name is Kat, and I’ve been gardening for two years in a small town in Ontario, Canada. Our village is in a rural area, and I’m very lucky to…

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    Regional Picks: Best Natives – Midwest

    Incorporating native plants into your landscape design is an easy way to help support your local wildlife. Native plants support native insects. If we keep our native insect populations healthy…

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    Regional Picks: Big Blooms That Don’t Flop – Northeast

    1. ‘Gateway’ Joe Pye Weed Name: Eupatorium maculatum ‘Gateway’ USDA Hardiness Zones: 5 to 11 Size: 4 to 6 feet tall and 3 to 5 feet wide Conditions: Full sun…

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    Plants That Can Weather Winter’s Worst

    When you live in a cold climate, winter can wreak havoc on your plants. During cold, dry, windy winters, perennials can die by spring from desiccation, while during cold, wet,…

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    Regional Picks: Deerproof Perennials – Northeast

    Catmint Name: Nepeta spp. and cvs. USDA Hardiness Zones: 3 to 8 Size: 2 to 3 feet tall and wide Conditions: Full sun to partial shade; well-drained, average soil This…