Archive for July, 2011

12 Perennials That Butterflies Love Easy-to-Grow Nectar Plants for a Butterfly Garden

Want to bring butterflies to your backyard? Butterflies need good sources of nectar, and these twelve perennials are butterfly favorites. If you plant it, they will come.

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Hot out?

Hot out?

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Hosta First Aid

Hosta first aid for heat exhaustion from Lou Horton, a hosta lover who has private sales from his 250 variety hosta collection.

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Piet Oudolf: Plantsman for all seasons

“What you put down is a performance in time,” Oudolf explains of his never-waning attention to the ticking of time in a garden. “It’s not like a painting that once you’ve put it on a canvas, it never changes.”

Continue Reading July 16, 2011 at 7:31 AM Leave a comment

Thinking about a grass-free yard?

Some ideas on how to reduce your high maintenance lawn. “Your yard will be lushly planted—and easy to maintain—if you add wide borders with low-care perennials and shrubs to the mix.”

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Birdhouse for Beginners

With its classic good looks, this one-board birdhouse will fit anywhere.

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How To Plant Your Garden

WATER FREELY WITH PATIENCE AND CULTIVATE WITH LOVE. THERE IS MUCH FRUIT IN YOUR GARDEN BECAUSE YOU REAP WHAT YOU SOW.

Continue Reading July 4, 2011 at 10:22 AM Leave a comment

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