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What is your favorite color in your garden?

 I like every color but I do enjoy looking at gardens of just a couple colors too. I guess that is what I enjoy the most about gardening...…

Started by Sharon Morgan

11 on Monday
Reply by Yvonne Martin zone 9a se texas

Lets talk about favorite perennials...

I enjoy perennials in my gardens but I always use annuals for times when the perennials aren't blooming. One of the hardest things to do is…

Started by Sharon Morgan

10 Jun 1, 2013
Reply by Sharon Morgan

grass choking my coreopsis (needle leaf type)

My coreopsis plants edge a flower bed next to a lawn. For reasons that I can' t explain some end up with grass taking them over while other…

Started by Karen

4 May 29, 2013
Reply by Sharon Morgan

tips for keeping tall flowers from flopping

Peonies do it...so do my shasta daisies and although they are not perennials cosmos drive me mad with thier flopping over behavior desoite…

Started by Karen

3 May 12, 2013
Reply by Karen

mystery perennial

I don't have a picture but I can take one (of the emerging plant) if need be...   I am trying to ID a perennial that ended up in my garden…

Started by Karen

6 May 7, 2013
Reply by Karen

Looking for CONEFLOWER seeds

Hey there, I'm new, and LOVE LOVE LOVE CONEFLOWER seeds. I am sad as a had a few not make it back this year, so i'm hoping someone has the…

Started by Janey Spots

7 Oct 19, 2012
Reply by Heather Gill

Perenials going to seed.

I am a beginer and I have a question. I read recently that you should not let your perennials goto seed as a general rule. For the first ye…

Started by Adam

3 Sep 21, 2012
Reply by Heather Gill

Native and Ornamental Grasses

I LOVE grasses.  The movement captivates me while the seed heads are absolutely beautiful.  I've been in experimenting in my small backyar…

Started by Heather Gill

0 Sep 21, 2012

Iris

I hope this is the right group to ask this question. About 30 years ago, we moved some iris from my mother in laws parents house (abandoned…

Started by Pat Martin

4 Feb 4, 2012
Reply by Jan Page

alliums

I've been thinking about purchasing some alliums to grow in a tough spot...dry with some red clay but have been ammending it yearly. Any ad…

Started by kim

2 Sep 11, 2011

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