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    Last Summer in Joan’s Garden

    Today we’re in Weymouth, Massachusetts, enjoying photos from Joan Cogliano’s garden from last summer. The classic climbing rose, ‘New Dawn’, has blush-pink blooms that repeat all summer on a nicely…

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    Plants the Deer Don’t Eat

    Susan Esche has been facing the same problem as many gardeners: hungry deer. My rural garden near a lake is becoming increasingly popular with the local deer, and this is…

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    All About Growing Catmint – Plant Trial Results

    There’s something about catmint (Nepeta spp. and cvs., USDA Hardiness Zones 3–8) that buoys my spirits. Whether it’s along a cobbled path in England or in the median planters that…

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    Kitchen Gardening

    Regional Picks: Perennial Hole Fillers – Northeast

      1. Mardi Gras Sneezeweed Name: Helenium ‘Helbro’ USDA Hardiness Zones: 4 to 8 Size: 30 to 40 inches tall and 18 to 24 inches wide Conditions: Full sun; moist,…