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Resilient Plant Strategies: Part Two

As promised, here are three more strategies for selecting plants that can handle our increasingly erratic weather.

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Doing the Continental

Our erratic weather has me looking to the heartland for resilient plants.

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Drama Queens Are Welcome: Part 2

Featuring the top 5 plants that have added some real pizzazz to my narrow perennial beds

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Drama Queens Are Welcome: Part 1

Even a small garden can use some large, striking plants to catch the eye and create some visual intrigue.

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No Running In The Garden

When designing perennial beds, paying attention to how a plant grows below ground is every bit as important as how it grows above ground.

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When Being Shallow Is a Virtue

Step One in my effort to create a low-maintenance but high-impact English-style border was to decide where to put it and how big to make it.

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Meh, or M.E.B.?

Incorporating a stunning swath of perennials in a landscape is a great way to add interest and some personal flair.

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