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    Debra’s Bluebonnets

    Today we’re off to Texas to visit with Debra Castle. I am a Master Gardener in the South Plains of Lubbock, Texas, home of Buddy Holly and Mac Davis, which…

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    Replacing a Lawn With Wildflowers

    My name is Gail Bromer. I created mostly shade gardens at my home in Connecticut for over 30 years before transplanting to the mountains of western North Carolina four years…

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    A Wildflower Labyrinth

    Today’s photos come from Eric Kimbrel. Here is a photo of the Wildflower Labyrinth where I work at Southern Highlands Reserve in Lake Toxaway, North Carolina. The Southern Highlands Reserve…

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    Celebrating an Iconic Wildflower

    Today Alice Fleurkens is sharing some photos of beautiful spring wildflowers from friends of hers. My friends Bruce and Anne Holdsworth have sent me some pictures of their trilliums to…

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    4 Fall-Blooming Wildflowers to Plant in Spring

    Even though we are in the middle of spring wildflower season, it’s not too early to start planning for fall wildflowers in your garden. In fact, you need to plant…

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    Enjoying Wildflowers

    Whether they are growing naturally in meadows or woodlands, or if we’ve given them a home in our garden, native wildflowers are always worth treasuring and enjoying. Here are a…

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    Iowa Plant Collector, Part 2

    Today we’re featuring more photos from Gary Whittenbaugh. He grows a lot of treasures, but today we’re going to feature photos of some of the beautiful rare plants and native…

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    Wildflower Celebration

    Today’s photos come from Harriet Robinson, and she is sharing with us some shots of beautiful wildflowers from a public garden where she works as a volunteer. She writes: The…

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    Visit Your Local Botanic Garden

    Last weekend was the You Can Grow It! Festival at the U.S. Botanic Garden. There was a good turnout and visitors got to pot up an herb plant and a…

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    Starting Wildflowers From Seed

    Knowing when to keep them wet, dry, warm, or cold helps you to coax these woodland seeds to grow