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The Weekly Gardener - May 4 - Rushing into summer

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love in a mist

21st May 2015 by francis rosenfeld

Because of the late start of the season the annuals are a few weeks behind schedule. Not the tomatoes, mind you, they tower over the garden dwarfing their companion plants, but the annual flowers, most of which are just now starting to bloom. They sprouted from under the perennial foliage a little shy, the colorful rosettes of the zinnias, the tall spikes of French mallow, the cheerful moss roses. Read more…

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the color purple

14th May 2015 by francis rosenfeld

If you choose the color purple for a monochromatic color scheme there is no scarcity of plants, annuals and perennials alike, to carry it through all four seasons.

You can start very early, even before spring sets in, with the intense magentas of the Lenten roses and as soon as the snow melts they are in the cheerful company of sweet violets, crocuses and hyacinths. Read more…

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high maintenance roses

4th May 2015 by francis rosenfeld

Us hopeful rosarians have to admit that roses are not just another pretty flower. There is something very special and noble about them, the older they are the more rare and valued their flowers and often the more persnickety they get.

Here are some cultivars to test your rosarian mettle. Read more…

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