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For the Bees

The state of the honey bee population is dire, and gardeners need to do everything they can, no matter how small, to help these essential insects survive. Hence, the hyssop. Not much of sacrifice to plant this beauty.  I don’t … Continue reading

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Peony Love

I fall in love every year with the intricate, blow-out pink perfection of these peonies. Who wouldn’t want such beauty in their lives? Peonies make the best cut flowers. A single bloom is enough for a vase but with peonies, … Continue reading

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Dainty Does It

This is probably my favorite rose, ever.  “Dainty Bess” is in the wild rose style. Everyone has their taste and certainly tea roses have their legions of fans but for my money . . . .

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Well Named

Turtleheads. The reason for this plant’s common name is obvious. Well, except for the color. I’d guess not many turtles are bright pink. They wouldn’t survive long in the pond if they stood out the way these flowers do! The … Continue reading

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