Category Archives: Plants

Heat and Drought Tolerant Plants for Summer

Posted August 2011 I’ve got a few interesting blog posts I’m holding on the back burner for now, but I thought I’d keep them there until the heat wave subsides and instead write about something more timely. Actually, as hot … Continue reading

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Collecting Seed

To easily find seeds on a plant, look to where its flowers were blooming. Continue reading

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Poinsettias

When we see Poinsettias most of us naturally think of the Christmas holidays. A single potted Poinsettia has the ability to make any room festive – from a messy college dorm to an austere auto body reception area. Multiple pots … Continue reading

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Ranunculus – Persian Buttercup

A very good friend of mine, Stella, surprised me with a gift of a brilliant yellow potted Ranunculus at work one day recently. She knows I very much enjoy flowers and had seen this plant at the local home improvement … Continue reading

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Elephant Ears

Elephant ears can provide your landscape a tropical feel and grow wonderfully in part shade!
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Electrifying Lobelia

Lobelia – the brightest blue you can add to your garden! Continue reading

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