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    Growing Lotus in Containers in the Northeast

    Growing aquatic plants in containers may seem like something too challenging to attempt, but it is far easier than you may think. Lotus (Nelumbo nucifera, Zones 4–10), a type of…

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    Memories of Summer Lotuses

    Today’s photos are from David Barkley. I thought I’d send a cheerful reminder that summer 2021 lies ahead. I have a small, secret pond that’s located within walking distance of…

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    Creating a Pocket of Peace in the Garden

    Today we’re visiting Nancy Ridenour’s garden in Ithaca, New York. When I moved into this home in 1973, it had very few gardens. The front yard had some established trees,…

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    Bringing a Taste of Tropical Asia to a Cold-Climate Garden

    Today’s photos come from Nancy Ridenour of Ithaca, New York. She writes: I first saw lotus while living in Laos during the 1960s. About 20 years ago, I found some…