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Pruning: Leggy Salvia

Don’t you hate this?  Your spring starts out great. Everything is rockin’ and rollin’ in the garden and then ‘splat’ your plants flop or end up with some yucky bug or fungus.  Today I’m looking at my Salvia plant and … Continue reading

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Favorite Annuals

Or maybe I should say, ‘those that do well in my backyard that become my favorite annuals.’ We have intense light/heat in city gardens.  For us, we have a micro-climate, that can take a toll on plants in the summer.  … Continue reading

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Groundcover – The Great Experiment

We’ve been experimenting with different ground covers, attempting to grow them between the bluestone/flagstones for the past few years.  Some successful, some not-so successful.  Here’s our abbreviated list that’s worked for us: Mazus This forms a dense carpet, about 2″ … Continue reading

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