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Zebra Hollyhocks are perennials that bloom all summer long. They are easy to grow, self seed, are drought tolerant, and attract butterflies. They grow in sun to part shade and get 2-4 tall. Great for perennial beds, cottage gardens, borders, and rock gardens. Zones 4-8


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Colorful Cottage Garden Plan; Traditional cottage gardens often use a picket fence as a backdrop, but you can also use a wall or evergreen hedge. The idea is to create a backdrop to highlight the lovely flowers. The bed measures approximately 8'x4' and should be placed in full sun.


Colorful Cottage Garden Plan

Hummingbird and Butterfly Buffet

Periwinkle - good lawn substitute for sloping ground. Thrives in shade and is drought-tolerant (grow on its own!)


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Add Interest To Your Garden With These Useful Tips


beautiful border!Gardening Tips

Just flatten a banana peel and bury it under one inch of soil at the base of a rosebush. The peel’s potassium feeds the plant and helps it resist for tomato plants too.


Banana peels as fertilizer

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Flowers to Plant for Butterflies

Backyard Butterfly Garden