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One Wish: Die, Weeds, DIE!

David Beaulieu, About.com Landscaping Expert, posted about the ‘Secret Lust’ Coneflower, a powder-puff echinacea that changes colors. In Facebook’s #gardenchat group, he asked, “Do you have a Secret Lust?” Well, yes, I do, but it isn’t this flower or any … Continue reading

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Preen is a Total Flop

After the landscapers finished renovating the slope bed, it was pristine black dirt with peat tilled in. We had to hustle and put plants back into it – most of them just went anywhere they could fit. A couple of … Continue reading

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Renovating a Weed-Choked Garden Bed

One of my first planned projects for my “year of renewal and renovation” was to clean up a small island bed that sits between the two halves of my driveway, out at the street end, that was almost buried in … Continue reading

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Island Bed Attack Phase 1: Rescue the Perennials

The small island garden that separates the two halves of my driveway at the street end is, as I said in my last post, a mass of weeds with some very good perennials dotted here and there. The first step … Continue reading

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