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Growing Flowers with Spin: Upcycled Bicycle Gardens

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  Check out this community inspired project. Curbside, upcycled bicycle gardens along the lanes of Crystal Beach, Ontario. Fab, fun and funky, these gardens are part of the village beautification campaign and hard to miss. I love...

Dark Star for a Grey Day

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I tried to get a decent photo of this particular shrub, Ceanothus 'Dark Star', but it proved to be a challenge.  It sits in a neighbors front yard, in a bed smashed between the...

Plant Pick: Blanket Flower

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  Just when you thought it was time to hunker down for winter fall flowers come into play, toying with the senses and punctuating the season. Blanket flowers, Gaillardia spp., are no exception and a...

Plant Pick: Clematis

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  Who doesn't love summer long blooms? If you're looking for a perennial vine that is as charming as it is resilient Clematis (Clematis spp.) could be exactly what you need and quickly become your new favorite. Be...

Plant Pick: California Poppies

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  It’s easy to see why California poppies, Eschscholzia californica, have made their way into the hearts of gardeners throughout the world. Their golden and orange hues are positively beautiful, especially when carpeting a landscape...

The Hollyhocks Made Me Do It

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My love for this old-fashioned, five petaled variety of Hollyhock, Alcea rosea, is not all consuming to distraction, but is a love one might hope for from a life-long friend.  I sometimes wonder, in...

Echinops in Bloom

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  I was first introduced to Echinops by a friend. It was growing in her San Francisco garden and it was striking. A globe of pale blue flowers popping brightly out of the coastal fog....

4 Cosmos for Your Cutting Garden

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It often happens that the best flowers are also easy to grow, and Cosmos is definitely in this category. If you’d like to start a cut flower garden, attract pollinators, or simply add color...

More Friday Flowers

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  I think I might crave flowers as much as certain, before mentioned, fruits and veggies. They go hand-in-hand. It might be tomato eating season but it's also game-time for blooms. My chance to glimpse poppies,...

Plant Pick: Hollyhocks

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  Tough as nails, charming and a pollinator powerhouse. Hollyhocks are what's new again. If you haven't grown them before now's the time to plant. Sow them from seed or grow from starts, better yet,...
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