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June 6, 2019 Annuals Budget, National Gardening Exercise Day, Andrea Cesalpino, VC Andrews, Gordon Hayward, Hannah Rebecca Hudson, We Made a Garden, Marjorie Fish, Asparagus, the Hawaii State Flower, Hibiscus, and the Hawaiian Airlines image

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I made another trip to the garden center today; that’s my fourth of this week. The reason I keep going back, is they’re clearancing out the annuals already. When it comes to my garden budget, I try to be as frugal as possible with my spending on annuals. I’m not too picky when it comes to the types of annuals, I generally just try to find purples, pinks, and whites. Today, I was getting annuals in the large pots for…

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June 5, 2019 New Gardens, Sir John Richardson, Allan Octavian Hume, World Environment Day, Saalu Marada Thimmakka, Alice Mackenzie Swaim, The Gardener’s Bed-Book, Richardson Wright, Pruning Spring-Flowering Shrubs, and Psalm 27

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Is your garden new to you this year? Recently at a garden center, I ran into a woman who had just moved. She was tentatively buying just a few plants – curious to see what would work in her new space. One of the things we ended up talking about was the micro-climate she had enjoyed living in an inner-ring suburb of the twin cities – one with milder temperatures thanks to the heat island from the buildings but also…

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June 4, 2019 Ground Cover Roses, King George III, Nathanial Bagshaw Ward, Katherine Esau, Sarah Martha Baker, Ruth Kassinger, Paradise Under Glass, Planting Peony, and Esau’s Fables

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Ground cover roses. I had someone ask me about them recently. They are fantastic for a rose that has a low spreading habit. But, they are really not a true ground covers in that they won’t completely crowd out weeds. I used to grow this rose called “The Fairy,” which is a pink rose – it blooms all summer long. It’s a ground cover rose, and it would amble over this brick garden wall that I had, and I absolutely…

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