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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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Facts and Fables about growing Peony

Botanical Name:  Paeonia spp. Flower colours: Pink, purple, red, white and yellow Peony are perennial herbaceous plants that come back year after year with large, fragrant blooms. They are long-lived with some lasting up to 100-years-old. They require little to […]

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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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