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Add pizzazz to the garden with purple!

  Purple in the Garden was the title of a talk I recently presented to the Mt. Prospect Garden Club. I was thrilled when they requested this particular topic because I love purple. This mix of the primary colors red and blue brings out the best in neighboring plants. It eases the harshness of red… Continue reading Add pizzazz to the garden with purple!

Perennials

Plant love, passion and romance!

In honor of St. Valentine, here are some of my favorite plants named for love, passion and romance. Dianthus ‘Angel of Desire’ Pinks are garden classics suitable for rock gardens, cottage gardens, edging a perennial border, and container gardens. They are compact plants that form tufts of evergreen blue-green foliage attractive in the garden year… Continue reading Plant love, passion and romance!