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Great perennials for shade, that are not hostas

When we think about planting in shade, most people think hostas. However, hostas are not everyone’s ‘Cup of Tea.’ There are a number of really great perennial plants that thrive in shade and are fun to mix and match with […]

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Easy Care Perennials from My Garden

Perennial Cornflower (Centaurea montana) sometimes called Perennial Bachelor’s Buttons. This amazing June blooming perennial will be at home in any garden.  Great for cottage gardens, perennial borders, and wildlife gardens. Very showy with upright stems holding colourful thistle-like blooms. This […]

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What to Plant with a Mature Lilac?

Brilliant Ideas! Companion Planting! Are you wondering what you can plant with mature lilac? You’d be surprised to know there a number of amazing plants that work well in the same garden as a mature lilac. Pamela asked “Can I […]

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