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Ornamental Grasses
Cool-season grasses begin growing in early spring and slow down or go dormant during the heat of summer.
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Fall Planting Tips
In warm summer regions, fall can be an ideal time to plant a brand new perennial garden or to rejig an established one.
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Preparing the Garden for Winter
Moving or dividing perennials in the autumn is a great way to reduce your work next spring.
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The Garden in Winter
By mid-November many of us put away the lawnmower and grudgingly bring the snow shovels out of storage.
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Title: Lewisia rediviva
Photographer: John Schroeder
Comments:
A lovely native plant of Western North America. Not generally grown commercially, this charming plant displays flowers without visible foliage. It's species name, rediviva, refers to the fact that the root can be dug up and dried out for months, yet will revive when planted. For the full story of how this plant, 'discovered' by Lewis of Lewis and Clark, was named, you'll need to do a bit of research. You can start here...http://lewis-clark.org/content/content-article.asp?ArticleID=1327