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Prairie Plants- Easy Perennials for Low Maintenance and Natural Style Gardens

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Prairie Plants- Easy Perennials for Low Maintenance and Natural Style Gardens

A look at easy care perennial plants for a naturalistic, prairie style garden.

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Formosa Lily- Tall Elegant Lilies From Seed

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Formosa Lily- Tall Elegant Lilies From Seed

Formosa Lily is the one lily no garden should be without. Lilium formosanum is easy to grow from seed and will provide multi season interest.

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Growing an Herb Garden- Beautiful and Ornamental Herbs for the Garden- Part One

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Growing an Herb Garden- Beautiful and Ornamental Herbs for the Garden- Part One

An introduction to Culinary Herbs that will add beauty and flavor to the garden.

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The Evening Garden- Gardening for Night Time Fragrance and Blooms

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The Evening Garden- Gardening for Night Time Fragrance and Blooms

Evening is a great time to relax and enjoy the garden. There are lots of varieties of plants and flowers that turn on the Wow! factor after the sun goes down. 

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Growing Colorful Poppies In The Garden

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Growing Colorful Poppies In The Garden

The paper petals of poppy flowers will brighten up the spring garden. Poppies come in a wide range of colors and are easy to grow in sunny gardens. There are both perennial and annual poppy varieties but all are fairly easy to grow from seed. In fact poppies prefer to sown in the garden where they are to grow. Provide well drained soil and plenty of sunshine and you can have poppies blooming for months.  Breadbox Poppy- Papaver somniferum Papaver somniferum, also known as Breadbox Poppy, is a very large flowered annual variety that grows 3-4 ft. tall. The seeds...

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