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Growing Baby’s Breath

Baby's breath plant

I have a cutting garden that I use to make summer bouquets for my house and for friends. Sometimes it seems like they could use some filler—like the baby’s breath the florist uses. Can I grow baby’s breath?

Japanese Snowball

Japanese Snowball Viburnum plicatum

We love Japanese snowball bush (Viburnum plicatum) for its lovely white spring flowers, reddish fall foliage and lovely branch structure. A beautiful viburnum that stands out among shrubs.

Four Years Later . . .

lithops

Last weekend we celebrated my daughter’s second birthday. She has grown and developed so much. I cannot say the same for my four-year-old living stones (Lithops spp.), which I started from seed!

Tom Thumb Cotoneaster

TomThumb

We love ‘Tom Thumb’ cotoneaster (Cotoneaster adpressus ‘Tom Thumb’) for its tiny leaves, beautiful branch structure, fall color and ground-covering abilities.