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    A Woodland Garden Design

    In 1989, after 13 years of marriage, my husband, Bud, and I ventured back to my hometown with our family of four. A beautiful piece of property awaited us: a…

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    Regional Picks: Large-Leaved Perennials – Midwest

    1. Shredded Umbrella Plant Name: Syneilesis aconitifolia USDA hardiness zones: 3 to 8 Size: 3 feet tall and 2 feet wide Conditions: Full sun to partial shade; fertile, well-drained soil…

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    Forget the Annuals in Containers

    The world of perennials has never been so diverse or so useful. New varieties offer more colorful foliage, longer bloom times, and dwarf habits that are perfect for small spaces…

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    The Best Plants, Only Better

    The gold standards—when it comes to plants—are a handful of varieties that have proven their worth over many years. Their names, like Rozanne geranium, are almost as familiar as the…

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    Regional Picks: Alternatives to Troublesome Plants – Northwest

    Troublesome Plant - Fall asters (Symphyotrichum novae-angliae cvs.)     1. ‘Mönch’ Frikart’s Aster Name: Aster × frikartii ‘Mönch’ USDA hardiness zones: 5 to 8 Size: 2 to 3 feet tall…

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    Regional Picks: Tough Ground Covers – Northeast

    1. ‘Sprite’ Astilbe Name: Astilbe ‘Sprite’ USDA hardiness zones: 4 to 8 Size: Up to 2 feet tall and 3 feet wide Conditions: Full sun to full shade; moist, humus-rich…

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    Regional Picks: Color in the Shade – Mountain West

    Mountain West   ‘Maggie Daley’ astilbe (Astilbe chinensis ‘Maggie Daley’) USDA Hardiness Zones: 4 to 8 Size: 16 to 20 inches tall and wide; flowers 28 inches tall Conditions: Partial…

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    There’s More than One Way to be Bold

    Any garden can be bold, like that of Marilyn Wallace. The spaces she creates, indoors and out, emphasize strong elements balanced by more delicate or intricate ones (or just empty…

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    Cinderella Plants: Great Plants that Deserve Recognition

    Every year, for as long as anyone can remember, a new batch of plants is introduced to the masses. As gardeners, we crave new plants—something we haven’t seen before or…

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    Regional Picks: Plants for Wet Soil – Midwest

    1. Astilboides Name: Astilboides tabularis USDA Hardiness Zones: 5 to 7 Size: 3 to 4 feet tall and 2 to 4 feet wide Conditions: Partial to full shade; moist, average to rich organic…