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Ox-Eye Daisies: Picking Flowers for My Mom
I grew up knowing their cheerful faces had a special beauty. As a child bringing the cows back from the far pasture, she'd come home with armloads of them. Any time I saw them, I had to pick a few - and sometimes more than a few! - to bring home to my...
California
El Segundo
A jaundiced view of yellow
Unfortunately, yellow puts me to sleep. In this incarnation, yellow is suddenly a FALL color, not a spring, summer, happy or sunny one. Reblooming daylilies come in lots of colors, and now you can have a whole yard full of sporadically reblooming daylilies...
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How peculiar: Green cultivars
Its spider-like blooms are made up of delicate pale green petals that are shockingly different from your average warm-hued Amaryllis. Blossoms have a stark white, slightly raised center trimmed by spring green petals and as they unfurl, the blooms showcase...
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Norma\'s Garden Pool
Youngsters are captivated by the swimming pool. Whenever she says that word, my face lights up because it means that I get to take some seeds home. I completely understood.(tree) looks a little like a butterfly bush, but its flower spikes are upright.
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Green Grows the Garden
Given adequate moisture and care, heuchera will stay beautiful from spring through fall. As an added bonus, it sends out long stems bearing delicate, fluffy chartreuse flowers each spring.
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More Plants for Less Money 1- Shopping for Clearance Plants
Later, browse bulbs and check out the shrubs and trees before they get tossed to make way for Christmas merchandise. Clearance shopping for perennials, bulbs, shrubs and tropicals is a great strategy for the gardener who wants to invest a little more...
California
El Segundo
How peculiar: A green flower
For a big green statement in a shady garden, this is the way to go.Mind you, there are plenty of other green flowering plants out there such as orchids, spider chrysanthemums, and pitcher plants, but I wanted to focus this article on plants that some...
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The Monochromatic Garden-Reds
Toss in a gorgeous red waterlily and let the raves and craves start!Don't be afraid to add a different color to your red garden. I must say, I AM partial to those Cape Blues up there, so lovely!Thanks to everyone for the use of their photos, and thanks...
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Salvia - How to Grow the Easiest Plant in the World
Some years we are swimming and have standing water in parts of my garden, but in other years the soil will be so dry even with my adding water the soil will crack and make deep crevices.
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First Flowers
So small and delicate, they seemed to disintegrate when I tried to pick them. The coleus were always in a hanging basket above the others and always, always, there were some on the kitchen windowsill.
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Birth Flowers
Named for the shape of their leaves from the Latin word "gladius," meaning sword, Gladioli (plural) come in a range of colors including pink, salmon, white, yellow, orange and crimson.
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Planning plants in your wedding day
Weddings are no longer only formal events with hideous bridesmaid dresses and tuxedos. See the links section at the end of this article for a link to PlantFiles. (Be sure to dispose of the sugared flowers or ants may visit your new home immediately).Hide...
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Off With Their Heads...Deadheads, That Is
I also dislike deadheading the blooms of petunias and nicotiana because of their stickiness. Deadheading annuals can be time-consuming and monotonous, but it's essential -- not only for looks, but because it will ensure bloom all summer long.
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Daisy-like Flowers In My Garden
I sowed the seeds in several spots of my garden last spring and they grew over last summer, then came back after the winter and started to bloom this spring. I was lucky to have pyrethrum growing on the field around my house, as well as helenium and wild...
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Rocket Plants
In the world of edible salad herbs alone, there are at least 20 species that contain the name "Rocket," from Corn Rocket to Prairie Rocket, to Sea Rocket, to Wild Rocket.If you're looking for something unusual to do with one of your flower beds, why not...
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Incredible Edible Flowers
Edible flowers have been used for hundreds of years as flavoring and garnishes. All edible flowers have almost zero calories.For those of you with allergies remove the pollen-bearing parts of the flower, the pistils and stamens before eating the flowers.Toxic...
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Can you identify the plant life?
I think this time, I will bring an extra battery and plenty of space on our memory card. I was really surprised at the rich variety. Click here for theMeanwhile, please post your puzzle guesses in the comments section below.
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Black-Eyed Susan and Other Rudbeckias
Both roots and flowers were used to treat maladies such as earaches, worms, indigestion, burns and snake bites. The vigorousor “golden glow” was so widely planted that it was sometimes affectionately called “the outhouse plant.”Rudbeckias demand...
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Snapdragon Variations: Growing Different Kinds Of Snapdragons
In addition to the many single-color kinds of snapdragons, you can also find multicolored varieties like “Lucky Lips,” which has purple and white flowers.Seed companies also sell seed mixes which will grow into plants with several colors, such as...
Ohio
Willoughby
Snapdragon Seed Heads: Tips For Snapdragon Seed Collecting
Read on to learn more.When the snapdragon flowers die, the dried seed pods, which look like tiny, brown, shrunken skulls, prove just how beautiful and strange nature can be. Read on to learn about snapdragon seed collecting.freestar.queue.push(function()...
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Willoughby
Wild and crazy plants: so much fun to grow and show. Part II
My mother, a teacher in an at-risk school, bought some of these and took them to class so her elementary students could enjoy the shape.Can you see the birds on this plant? Others make me laugh because they resemble cute or interesting animals or objects.
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Wild and crazy plants: so much fun to grow and show
Are those colors totally gorgeous or what?Can you read smoke signals? I have not grown any of these; although I have seeds for four of them. How delightful is it that we can enjoy the many colors and shapes of plants and flowers?
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Red, White and Blue: Pride on Display
This will add a more festive look to your display.Below is a short list of plants and the colors of their blooms. Some even planting seeds in their home in the middle of winter to get a head start on the season.There has been a trend for many years now...
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Grow Veggies Without a Veggie Garden
Every night the dew would form on the roof and drip down and water those tomatoes. I'll put the vegetables in the gardens, with the, like I did years ago. That year I had the best crop of tomatoes ever.
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Relax...Beauty In The Garden
Hear the crickets as they sing, the water bubbles in the spring. Always, always. Yes, there is a time to plant. And...simply for a moment...enjoy the beauty of your garden...s...hush...and rest.May this article inspire you to enjoy the beauty of your...
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The Color and the Plant: What\'s not to Love about Lavender?
In many cultures, including ours, various attributes are ascribed to colors. Perhaps the most novel use of lavender as a flavoring occurs among the French.They are known to graze lambs in fields of lavender, so that their meat will be tender and fragrant.If...
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A Passing Glimpse - Identifying Plants at 60 MPH
You might know what a mature plant looks like, but could you recognize a field of seedlings? That used to happen to me a lot, but with time I have gotten better at identifying plants from the car and I am going to share with you some tips.
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Last Ride of the Silver Sage
Many gardeners don't allow their silver sage to send up a flower stalk as it takes an incredible amount of energy out of the plant. This plant deserves better. Silver sage is pretty tough in that it is somewhat drought-tolerant and deer-resistant...but...
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Seed Snatchin\': The Art and Sport of Collecting Seeds
To them, those dried stems have a special beauty and excitement after the flowers fade. Some champion seed snatchers develop their own snatchin' kits for purse or car.and identify as those of marigolds or peppers.
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