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Maidenhair Vine | An Ornamental Plant for Outdoor (and Indoor) Gardens

By Avenue – Own work, GFDL, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=14980740 Maidenhair vine (Muehlenbeckia complexa) is a deciduous climbing vine native to New Zealand. It is most notably known for its versatility as a prolific ground cover and screening plant due its rampart but … Continue reading

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Achiote Tree | An Herbal Ornamental for the Garden

Achiote (Bixa orellana), A.K.A. the Lipstick Tree, is a small deciduous tree native to Mexico, Central and South America. Achiote can grow up to 20 to 30 feet tall if grown as a tree. However, if pruned correctly, it can … Continue reading

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Butterfly Bush | A Garden Option to Attract Butterflies, Bees and Other Pollinators

Butterfly Bush (Buddleia davidii) – Originating from China, Butterfly Bush is a delicious, perennial shrub known for it’s long plumes. The plumes feature a cascade of tiny, nectar rich flowers that attracts and provides food only, to adult butterflies, bees, … Continue reading

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Five Shrubs For Your Winter Garden

(Photo by Pixabay.com) For gardeners like me who live in a cold climate, the thought of the upcoming winter season can feel you with apprehension or dread. Winters here in New York state are brutal and long. The snow-covered landscape … Continue reading

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Five Most Notable Springtime Flowers and Shrubs

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Spring Garden To Do List

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Photo of the Week | A Garden Arbor and Lush Plantings

 

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