Ligularia

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    From Wild to Wonderful

    Today we’re visiting Karen Holmen’s garden in White Bear Lake, Minnesota. I’ve been out taking pictures of my garden over the last few weeks. It always takes a bit longer…

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    A Weakness for Plants

    My name is Ann Klingele, and I live in Glen Ellyn, Illinois. My husband and I moved here with our two young children 25 years ago. My love of gardening…

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    Spring in Boston, Part 1

    Barbara Cain has shared various aspects of her garden with us before. Some of her tropical favorites are here, and her favorite plants for spicing up the winter in her…

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    Garden Perfection, 40+ Years in the Making: Part 2

    We’re back for day 2 of Elaine’s spectacular garden. Creating this garden from an empty 1-acre lot has been a project more than 40 years in the making, and the…

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    The Best Ligularias

    Simple fact: Gardeners love bold-leaved plants. Large leaves make great foils for the foliage of lacier plants while imbuing the garden with a bit of the exotic, which may explain…

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    Regional Picks: Garden Staples – Midwest

    1. Miniature Goat’s Beard Name: Aruncus aethusifolius USDA Hardiness Zones: 3 to 9 Size: 10 to 16 inches tall and wide Conditions: Full sun to partial shade; moist, highly organic…

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    Regional Picks: Focal-Point Plants – Midwest

    1. ‘Gold Heart’ Bleeding Heart Name: Dicentra spectabilis ‘Gold Heart’ USDA hardiness zones: 3 to 9 Size: 2 feet tall and 3 feet wide Conditions: Morning sun to full shade;…