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Sweet Autumn Clematis: Do You Dare?

At first glance, sweet autumn clematis (Clematis terniflora) seems to be an ideal perennial for area gardens. Introduced into the States by Boston’s prestigious…

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Ironweed: Purple Reign

Mention the word “wildflower,” and visions of native plants nattily adorned with bright, cheerful blooms on crisp spring days come to mind for many…

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The Dirt on Composting

Once we thought nothing of tossing aluminum cans or glass bottles in the trash, but now most of us thoughtfully sort our paper, metal…

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Vive les Jardins Français!

If “bonne chance” has you planning for a French vacation this year, keep in mind that France is brimming with many beautiful gardens worth…

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Here’s to a Tidy New Year

“Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful or beautiful.” These words by William Morris, the British designer and…

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