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Create a garden that's big on color -- but small on labor.

Angelonia -It’s easy to grow and flowers profusely (AND IT’S PURPLE!) great plant for our dry spells and heat. Not fussy about soil either. Butterflies love it! Link

Butterfly Garden Brings Hours of Family Fun

Punch holes in the plastic instruction tabs that come with your plants and put on a binder ring.

Rounded and sword-shaped foliage populate this Pennsylania garden, adding interest to the front-yard border even when little is blooming. "The iris leaves act like exclamation points," the owner says. -

In the southwest andn Rocky Mountain areas, water wise landscape designs come in all colors and shapes and incorporate a wide range of both nativespecies as well as appropriate adapted plants, ranging from succulents and cacti to endemic penstemons and traditional perennials. Laura and Time Spear have created a colorful perennial garden in their Colorado Springs compund.

native drought tolerant plants for your yard, gardening, landscaping

Potato Vine, Hot Pink Geraniums, & Dark Purple Petunias ~

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Create and Care For a Lavender Hedge. Lavender plants are generally easy to care for. Learn how to create a fragrant and beautiful lavender hedge, and maintain it for years to come

Tips on taking care of the raspberry bushes

Gomphrena - loves heat, tolerates drought, and attracts butterflies!

❣ I love flowers

In early spring, when hostas are coming up, mix 10 parts water to 1 part ammonia, and pour over plant and soil. This will kill slug larvae.

Great Container garden with a hardy sun loving group of plants that are easy to grow: Salvia Blue Victoria, Bacopa, Verbena, Superbells Cherry Red

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Lily Of The Valley~great idea if you don't want them to spread in your garden.

✯ Tulips And Forget-me-nots

Very helpful in choosing plants for landscaping

Edging flower beds

Hometalk :: The 10 Biggest Mistakes People Make When Pruning Roses

Tips, tricks and advice to transform your outdoor spaces. Great stuff!

Mulch Maintenance

larkspur, filipendula, hollyhock, snapdragon, and nicotiana