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    Ironweed: The Superhero of Fall Plants

    Vernonia spp. and cvs. USDA Hardiness Zones: 4 to 9 Conditions: Full sun to partial shade; moist, well-drained soil but adaptable to drier and/or gravelly soil Bloom Time: Mid- to…

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    How to Use Annuals in Your Garden

    Years ago, I created a long, deep perennial border that I could enjoy and critique from my kitchen window. I was happy with the size and shape of the bed,…

  • Take a Fresh Approach to Pansies
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    Take a Fresh Approach to Pansies

    Pansies and poinsettias have a lot in common. Most people (gardeners included) view them as disposable plants—enjoyed for a few short weeks and then tossed aside. Although everyone is excited…