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Summer Pinching, Cutting Back & Deadheading
Anybody who grows perennials in their garden is familiar with the idea of cutting off the dead tops of their plants in late fall or early spring.
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Perennial Gardening in Containers
From patios and balconies to decks and porches, container gardens can add colour and interest to any area around your home…
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How to Attract Butterflies & Hummingbirds Perennials 101, Perennia...
In addition to being beautiful, gardens can be a place where humans and nature meet and interact in a positive and beneficial way.
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Perennial Gardening with Limited Water
In various regions of North America the supply of clean fresh water for human consumption is becoming a less available resource.
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Can't tell a perennial from a petunia?
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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