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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

5 yesterday
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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 zone 4 Wisconsin

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

Ginko Tree

My husband and I bought one of our favorite trees on a whim at a great sale....a Ginko. We are in love. However, we wont be living at our c…

Started by kim

0 Sep 3, 2011

Ivy Geranium propagation help.....

Is there a good way to start these?  A couple of years ago I tried to propagate Ivy Geraniums buy dipping in rooting hormone powder and pop…

Started by Jan Page

9 Aug 29, 2011
Reply by Jan Page

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broccoli with daisies

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daphne cneorum

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Lovely Coloring

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Keryn, USDA Zone 10 Australia commented on Keryn, USDA Zone 10 Australia's photo
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daphne cneorum

"I have not seen this posted before is it because it is common to all, or is it because its not common?  Many people would be very allergic to this plant , I was, when I was younger, but now I,m Ok with it. Which could be another reason people…"
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daphne cneorum

Small evergreen bush, native to temperate and subtropical climates. This is the most fragrant plant of the lot, that I have smelt. I suggest not planting it under a window, its fills the house with a very strong over sweet heady scent. Plant…
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IMG_0780 Fennel

"   This is a Mason wasp, that will not sting you.  It is a great pollinator of the veggie and fruit blooms!"
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Don Reeves z7, TN commented on Judy McGrane from AR Z7B's photo
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IMG_0780 Fennel

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