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October Gardening

GARDENER’S CORNER (Zone 5/6) In October, frosts diminish our gardens until even the last of the asters and chrysanthemums pass. Now we come to appreciate the backbone of the landscape: dried perennial grasses, evergreens, silhouettes and bark of trees and … Continue reading

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Ick! Mold and Fungus!

GARDENER’S CORNER When rain is abundant in spring, just about every garden consequently suffers from some sort of mold, mildew or fungus problem come late summer. Unfortunately, once it becomes apparent that you have a problem, it’s generally too late … Continue reading

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September Flowers

  Suddenly, there is rich renewal of flowers after a few weeks lag following the phlox fading away. Now the fountain and miscanthus grass are stealing the scene along with the fantastic show of wild asters. I must have at … Continue reading

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September Gardening

GARDENER’S CORNER (Zone 6) September is an excellent time to plant herbaceous perennials as well as trees and shrubs. The days are cooler and transplants don’t suffer heat stress as they would in high summer. The soil is warm so … Continue reading

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