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    Hardy, Fragrant Vines for the Northern Plains

    When you need a tall plant but don’t have a lot of room, a vine is the perfect solution. And when vines have fragrant flowers, they check off yet another…

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    Sharon’s Pennsylvania Garden, Part 2

    We’re back today with Sharon Danovich Lupone, visiting her garden in Pittsburgh, where she likes to create spaces that remind her of her favorite gardens in places like Charleston, South…

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    Versatile Vines for the Mountain West

    Vines can serve many needs in the garden; they can offer screening or shade, and they can serve as focal points. In the Mountain West, we are fortunate to have…

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    A Fantastic, Colorful Vine for Filling Gaps—from the Sunny Susy® Series

    Annual flowering vines are indispensable in the summer garden, as they can address a multitude of landscape sins—including structural eyesores, gaping botanical holes, and color voids in hard-to-reach places. The…

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    A Milder-Mannered Wisteria With Stunning, Fragrant White Blooms

    Wisteria is a vine that has always intrigued me, with its distinctive growth and flowering characteristics and its capacity to thrive almost anywhere. It’s a familiar, fragrant landscape component in…

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    Winter-Flowering Vines for the Southwest

    Flowering vines make such a beautiful addition to any fence, landscape, or container. The options are varied in the Southwest, but even in winter you can enjoy some vibrant blooms…

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    Fast-Growing Perennial Vines for Northern California

    Homeowners take great pride in their homes and gardens but can often be faced with a displeasing view or unattractive chain-link fence that begs for obscuring. Luckily, many problems can…

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    Woody Vines for the Northern Plains

    Vines can be an intimidating element of the landscape, with their rambling and climbing nature. However, when placed in the right spot, vines can provide a look and fill a…

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    Bold Tender Vines for Your Summer Garden

    Certain vining plants, or those that can be trained similarly, provide many functions in the garden. Vines may perform the role of a spiller in a mixed arrangement. Their flexible…

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    The Loved and Lost List

    Today’s photos come from Jane Donelon. As I gaze at my snow-covered garden, I wonder what will make it through this winter. The constantly changing conditions of nature alter my…