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A splash of foxglove...

in a sea of only shades of green, the foxglove’s purple was a nice contrast…

“My favourite plant is the foxglove. I think they are a perfect balance between being a garden plant and a wild plant, as at home in woodland as they are in a city.” Clive Anderson

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Perennials from seed

I was once afraid to start perennials from seed – so many doubts, so many questions – so many chances for failure.  Why take a chance (money, time, emotional commitment) on a perennial when you know you can get a Marigold to germinate and grow just by dropping a seed in a cup of soil? 378 more words

Planting Before Father’s Day and After

Lilies! They abound in the garden right now—especially the tall native Iowa Tiger Lily, commonly seen in ditches around the state. I planted some in my gardens so I can enjoy them up close—and they are my favorite lily. 338 more words

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Mind the Daisy

A single Daisy among a patch of Foxglove.  All in the ditch at the side of the road!

B.C.