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Daylily

Dividing plants; it’s gardening magic!

This time of year is great for dreaming about your garden. What you want to buy, where you want to plant it, what new plants are going to be available; all good fodder for daydreams. But you may not realize that your existing beloved perennials could be divided up into tens of new plants!  And… Read more »

What loves shade, blooms in the winter, and is evergreen?

And the answer is….camellias!  These wonderful, versatile plants have been thrilling homeowners for years.  Right now, Camellia japonicas are blooming.  The japonicas have larger leaves that Camellia sasanqua, and in general have larger, more dramatic blooms.  They look kind of like winter roses but even better since they are evergreen. If you are considering a… Read more »

Rudbeckia

Summer Gardening Tip #2

Prune and fertilize your annuals and perennials to encourage blooming.