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Fruit Punch Cranberry Cocktail
By David Gaines On Saturday, April 1st, 2017
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New Plants: Fruit Punch Cranberry Cocktail, Snapdragon, Silene Rolly’s Favorite, Zonal Geraniums

With the winter freeze in the past and new stock on the shelves in the stores, it’s time to get my hands dirty again.   I’ve added some new plants around the house, mostly potted plants, and More...

Persian Lilac
By David Gaines On Monday, March 6th, 2017
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Persian Lilac Making a Comeback

It was nearly a year ago that I planted the Persian Lilac on the side of the house in the potter that every plant before it had died in.  At one point I pruned it pretty extensively, and it seemed to recover More...

Rhododendron
By David Gaines On Friday, April 29th, 2016
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Rhododendrons Survive Leaf-Clipping Job; Persian Lilac Not So Much; New Plants Added

Earlier this month I clipped a ton of damaged leaves from the smaller of the two Rhododendron bushes.  Later I did the same for the larger of bush.  I thought I went a bit overboard, literally clipping More...

Persian lilacs (Syringa x persica)
By David Gaines On Sunday, April 3rd, 2016
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Persian Lilac Added to the Side of the House

One of the issues of planting on the north side of the house is the lack of sun.  And when I built this potter, in the middle of the wall, against the house, I pretty much guaranteed that whatever’s More...



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