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Shade Loving Plants That Bloom All Summer

Blue and Gold spiderwort tradescantia "sweet kate" 12 inch tall These add lots of color!

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Must-Grow New Perennials for 2013

Echinacea 'Supreme Cantaloupe'

Lamb’s Ear is an edible herbaceous perennial that is perfect for borders, containers, and woodland gardens. It grows in sun to part shade and get 6-8" tall. It self-propagates so it needs to be tamed in beds. Spiky flowers bloom late spring to early summer. Zones 4-9

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50 Outdoor Games to DIY This Summer

32 Of The Best DIY Backyard Games You Will Ever Play » yosemitebob

from Better Homes and Gardens

Must-Grow New Perennials for 2013

'Azure Rush' Geranium - perennial 'Azure Rush' is a great choice for patio planters and window boxes. The single clear-blue flowers bloom from May until frost. In extremely hot areas, place in partial shade. The plant is compact and vigorous, and you'll love its lovely mounding habit, which also makes it a good choice for edging plants in the front of a bed or border. Growing Conditions: Full sun or part shade and well-drained soil Size: To 18 inches tall and 24 inches wide Zones: 5-8

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Must-Grow New Perennials for 2013

This new 'Pretty Lady Julia' Anemone's large pink blooms are perfect for adding a touch of pink to a garden. See more new must-grow perennials: http://www.bhg.com/gardening/flowers/perennials/new-perennials/?socsrc=bhgpin022613ladyjulia=2

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How to Grow Forget-Me-Nots at Home in a Pot

Forget-me-not. A legend about the origin of the name forget-me-not is as follows. Once a medieval knight and his lady-love were walking beside a river. The knight held a bouquet in his hands. Because of the weight of the armor, he fell into the water. According to the legend, he threw the bouquet at her shouting forget-me-not.

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20 Best Perennials for Your Garden

Coralbells This front-of-the-bed favorite offers a multitude of charms. The tiny flowers, borne on stalks above the leaves, appear in late spring. Coralbells like sun or partial shade