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May 16, 2019 Plant Tags, Growing Zones, Luigi Fenaroli, Charles Theodore Mohr, University of Winnipeg, Sara Teasdale, May, Wild at Home, Hilton Carter, Fall Blooms, the Kentucky State Flower, and Goldenrod

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Do you know what to look for on a plant tag? The first significant thing I look at is the growing zone. Often the plant tag will give a range for the growing region like 5-9 or 3-7. This is why knowing your growing zone is key. If you don’t know, you just need to ask someone at the garden center -they should know what growing zone you are in. Now, as an experienced gardener, let me tell you what happens to me a few times every summer. I see a plant at my garden center. I fall in love with it. I look at the tag, and whaddya know...

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