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January 2020

Dazzling Dahlias – 15 in a series – Growing and Caring for Dahlias via The Spruce

Dazzling Dahlias – 15 in a series – Growing and Caring for Dahlias via The Spruce Dahlias are mid- to late season flowers that come in a vast array of colors and forms. There are small flowered bedding dahlias as well as plate-sized blossoms on 6 ft. plants. It’s hard to give an overview of dahlias when […]

From Gardening Don’ts (1913) by M.C. 09

DON’T, because you ad- mire someone else’s garden, try to make yours exactly like it : no two women can be charming in the same way, and no two gardens ! Read and Download the entire book from Archive.org * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs** Many of these books […]

Three garden resolutions via Red Dirt Ramblings

I seem to be much better at holding to other people’s resolutions instead of my own, so I figure I will piggy-back on a few of my favorite blog’s resolutions in order to make a good start on the year.  (LAUGH) — Douglas   Remove overly-aggressive plants 1. Remove overly-aggressive plants like Rudbeckia fulgida var. sullivantii ‘Goldsturm.’ Although this […]