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Flower of the Day: Large-Flowered Leafcup

Polymnia uvedalia (also known as Smallanthus uvedalius); Asteraceae (aster family)

Yet another sunflower-type tall plant blooming along the river.  I find it interesting for the size and shape of the leaf, which can get to 12 inches long.   43 more words

How To Have The Perfect Outdoor Landscaping

Some people turn to landscaping a small addition that will give your home an improved overall look. Whatever you do for landscaping, the tips that follow can help you reach your desires. 705 more words

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a different kind of stay-cation

Computer difficulties mean this post from a month ago is a little late in getting finished…

Last weekend marked the start of our little stay-cation. The goal was to finish up the bulk of the landscaping so we could relax and enjoy living here a little more. 424 more words


Yellow Late-Summer Blooms

Moving to a new state, even just across one big river, can lead to interesting new discoveries.  Two horticultural discoveries have intrigued me since I have moved here. 1,069 more words

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Is it too late?

Good Morning Garden Friends and Supporters,
As this summer is quickly coming to an end, so too are our hopes for creating the Morrisville Botanical and Community Gardens… 627 more words

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Flower of the Day: Tall Coneflower

aka cut-leaf coneflower; Rudbeckia laciniata; Asteraceae (aster family)

In August the Potomac downstream of Carderock is lined with tall flowering plants by the thousands.   196 more words

Tips That You Must Follow When It Comes To Landscaping

What changes can be made to my yard less dull? What does it take to create a landscape that will be the envy of everyone? The solutions are answered in some helpful tips that will show you how to create a wonderful landscape project. 557 more words

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