It’s Time to Plant Your Pansies

11 March, 2014
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Pansies are hardy annuals that look like they have “faces”. These are great plants for Kentucky gardens and offer a beautiful range of colors. They are excellent for containers, borders, and ground covers. These flowers are a gardener’s favorite because of the options and hardiness. Planting Pansies will spread about nine to 12 inches and grow to […]

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13 August, 2012

Azalea If you plant azaleas in late spring, it is very important to give them some extra water while they are growing new roots. Never let the soil completely dry out it’s best to keep the soil evenly moist. Too much water or poorly drained soil might be another explanation of sudden azalea death. Azaleas have very […]

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The Heuchera are a group of American plants that are found wild mostly on slopes and cliffs from Connecticut to western Canada and south into Mexico. In general they grow as tufts of foliage, from which spikes of small flowers rise in spring to summer. They vary from forms only a few inches high ( eg.H. nivalis of the […]

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Lenten Roses grow hardy around the world in temperate zones 4-9. In the English speaking world they are known as the Lenten Rose but are not roses at all. They are actually of the Butter Cup family. Their flowers bloom during the Easter celebration of Lent, leading the vernal procession of color in the shady areas […]

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Lavender is such a romantic flower that every gardener sooner or later succumbs to the urge to grow it. Undeterred by the fact that it is a native of the Mediterranean and a lover of dry, sunny, rocky habitats, we give it a try anyway, hoping it will adapt. After all, England can hardly be considered […]

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