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Asters

Asters   Last Week in September   “Asters, like prophets, are without honor in their own country.” said Louise Wilder Beebe.  Known as “Michaelmas  Daisies” because they bloom around St. Michaelmas Day on September 29,  asters are held in high esteem by English and other European gardeners, while we in the United States distain them […]

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Blue Blossoms in September

Blue color is everlastingly appointed by the Deity to be a source of delight.  John Ruskin  BLUE BLOSSOMS IN SEPTEMBER  I’m going to take a detour from the traditional autumn asters and goldenrods into the less common Bottle Gentian and Blue Lobelia, both in bloom in September with brilliant sapphire blossoms. The Chicago Botanic Garden […]

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