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May 9, 2016
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Barrenwort Bounty

Sometimes, no matter what you do, plants just die.  When it happens, you haul them out of the ground, consign them to the compost pile and ease on down the horticultural road.  Other times, you think a plant is dead … Continue reading

May 4, 2015
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Tickled by Tickseed

The daisy or Compositae family is so large—950 genera, 20,000 species and even more cultivated varieties and hybrids—that you could fill hundreds of gardens with family members without even thinking about plants from outside the clan.  Over the last three … Continue reading