Tag Archives: Flowering

Beautiful & Tasty Herbs for your Garden

 by Kate Wilson Yes! You can have hardy, long bloom-time, even steppable, draught-tolerant perennials… that you can eat!  Indeed, many have made even my mediocre home-cooked meals taste decent! We’re talking efficiency here, folks. Not just planting with a purpose, but … Continue reading

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Plant bio: Deutzia

by Kate Wilson Deutzia gracilis is a small growing shrub (2’-5’ tall and wide), native to Japan, that is tolerant of clay soils – which we know all too well about here in Ohio. The largest I’ve ever seen it here … Continue reading

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Planting bulbs in the Fall for Spring rewards

 by Kate Wilson As a mother of two young children, planning ahead and following through as planned is a sweet rarity. There are always well meaning intentions to do more, get more done whether around the house or being more … Continue reading

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Five Native Spring-Flowering Trees

by Kate Wilson Not sure what all the native plant hype is about? That’s okay. I’ll let you in on it: besides the whole ecological, good steward of the landscape angle it also makes good practical sense. Native plants are … Continue reading

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Flowering Trees for Spring

After this long and brutal winter, most of us are ready to shed winter’s mantle and frolic among spring’s flowers.  There are many small and medium sized trees that can add flowering beauty to the landscape.  One of the most … Continue reading

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