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Category: Perennials

Total 31 Posts

Ten Great Plants for Four-season Color!

Want in on a secret that can make your garden look terrific?  Here it is:  plant for four-season color.  It’s all about looking at the big year ’round picture.  Don’t simply focus on what’s in bloom at any given time.  Plan before you plant so there are trees, shrubs and flowers creating

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Who wouldn’t want these great long-blooming perennials?

Perennials may not have the instant gratification of colorful annuals, but they have something more.  With basic good care, perennials come back year after year, and bloom their little hearts out. I asked some of the veterans of Tagawa’s Perennials Department to list a few of their favorite long-blooming perennials, and their

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These beautiful flowers will take your flower pots from summer to fall

I’m not really ready to let go of summer, but like a lot of folks, I have to admit that fall may be my favorite season of all. The rich, warm colors are so inviting. Beautiful chrysanthemums loaded with blossoms. Tall, elegant ornamental grasses in their prime. There’s a lot

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Want to test your gardening know-how? Define these five very basic terms.

Every field of interest has its jargon.  Work, hobbies, social media…  Gardening is no exception.  That doesn’t mean these terms aren’t helpful and important. Let’s take a look at some “garden-speak” that even entry-level gardeners should know. Understanding what’s behind these five words and concepts might just change the way

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