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Plant Identification Flow Chart

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I pay close attention to the plants in my garden that attract a lot of bees. I don’t know the names of all the bees in my yard,


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If you could only see your face right now (take a selfie and after you wallow in the horror of your expression, send me a copy).


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From the Editor - May/June2015

In this issue our primary focus is on perennial gardens – beautiful perennial gardens. But, of course, no one sets out to …


questions

Which flowers can we plant that the bunnies won’t eat? My pansies and marigolds are all eaten.

I’m moving to a townhouse with limited direct sunlight. I would like to put a Japanese maple in a north-facing garden but don’t know if it will do well. What are the best kinds? Also, when is the best time to plant a small tree?

Why do I have brown areas near the tips of my dwarf Japanese junipers? This has been occurring the last few years. They are supposed to be drought resistant”

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