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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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Finding Winter Inspiration

 by Kate Wilson During these grey days of winter, I’m often day dreaming about my garden. Taking mental notes of what worked well last year and usually more importantly, what didn’t work so well. Where to extend my bed lines, … 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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FALL IS FOR PLANTING TREES

As October continues to march on we have been getting more and more questions as to whether trees can still be planted this time of year. The answer is a resounding YES!  As the temperatures get cooler, the soil  still … Continue reading

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Citrus as a Patio Plant

There are many types of citrus suitable for growing in containers on a sunny patio.  Lemons, limes, limequats, kumquats, mandarins, oranges and even grapefruit can be fun to grow.  Citrus likes to be potted in a well-drained potting mix.  (There … Continue reading

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