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You probably plant basil in a pot or herb garden every year, trimming leaves for bruschetta or sprigs for pesto. But there are dozens more varieties than common sweet or Genovese basil, many with...
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Looking for a fuss-free perennial that’s attractive, dependable, deer-resistant, multiseasonal and extremely long-lived? Meet baptisia—a prairie native whose beautiful spires are reminiscent of the...
6 Stunning Ways to Display Your Blooming Branches
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Sure, you'll enjoy those gorgeous blooming branches in your yard, but why not snip a few to bring the beauty of the season indoors or to your front porch too? Here are 6 stylish ways to display...
How to Divide Iris
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Iris—especially the reblooming varieties—can be so energetic that crowd control becomes necessary after a few years. This is your guide to dividing an iris.
Best groundcovers for the Midwest
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Keep weeds at bay and boost your garden’s appeal with these easy-to-grow groundcovers for the Midwest.
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A cake stand and some florists moss provide a simple foundation for this display that works great as a centerpiece.