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Monthly archives for March, 2008

Test Garden Update: Heuchera and Agastache

Test Garden Update: Heuchera and Agastache

As staff horticulturist, part of my job is to plant and maintain a display garden. I grow many of the newest perennials on the market and evaluate them here in zone 5. Improved varieties of some North American native plants were among the most outstanding plants in the garden during the 2007 growing season. Lime […]

Begonias to Share


Mrs. B. called me late in October. The frost was coming and it would be the end of her begonias for sure. She was recovering from a fall and couldn’t get to the garden, so I drove to her cottage during lunch and quickly uprooted the tubers—as big as potatoes. I’d never seen such big […]

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