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What are your three favorite “all-but-forgotten” perennials that every garden should include? Why do you like them?

My lilac had a grayish blight on the leaves this summer. What caused this and how can I prevent it?

I have a dampish area with poor grass and moss that I would like to change to ground cover, but if I have only one plant, won’t it be boring? Can I get rid of the grass in winter or early spring?

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