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What’s All the Buzz About?

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If you want to attract pollinators in droves to your garden, you cannot go wrong with Agastache ‘Bolero’ from American Meadows. This plant is a favorite among hummingbirds and butterflies. Drought-tolerant once established, ‘Bolero’ produces pink spike-like flowers that begin …

Plants We Love: New Jersey Tea

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GreatPlants, a joint program of the Nebraska Statewide Arboretum and the Nebraska Nursery and Landscape Association, focuses on plants for year-round interest. And isn’t that what many gardeners struggle with—achieving year-round interest in the garden? That is why we love …

Always Make Room for Orchids!

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Yellow fringed orchid is a perfect fit for gardens that are never dry. Also known as orange plume, this plant adapts best to wetlands, moist meadows and wooded areas. Reaching a mature height of 40 inches, yellow fringed orchid produces …

Container Gardening

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  Why has container gardening been a constant feature of gardening for centuries? Easy—you can do anything in a container, from growing edibles to pagoda dogwoods to vining plants to a prairie in miniature. Be it a plain plastic pot …

Edible Spotlight: Edible Art

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  This broccoli is so attractive it was given the name ‘Artwork’. New to the home gardener, ‘Artwork’ is a long-yielding variety that offers side shoots that continue to emerge long after the first crown has been harvested. More than …

The Dirt on Public Gardening

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  There are entire crews of gardeners who work in public spaces, yet not all are public employees. Be it the local conservatory, cemetery, botanical garden or museum landscape, many public gardens are tended by people just like you and …