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My Gardens This Week

My Gardens This Week–Second Week in July     Another of my favorite flowers is Purple Prairie Clover (Petalostemum purpureum).  A purple fringed tutu of tiny blossoms begins to climb up the tubular cone early in July and becomes a long purple cylinder as the season progresses.   It gets even better–bright purple-stemmed, golden-orange anthers […]

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My House in Autumn

Fall may seem an odd time to begin a blog about gardening, but fall is in many ways the best time to start or renew a garden. The soil is mellow, the weather is temperate, and in autumn plants put all their energy into root growth rather than top growth as they do in spring. […]

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