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The Best Perennials for Shade

One of the toughest plants that grow in the shade garden, bigroot geranium (Geranium macrorrhizum) doesn't mind heat or drought. And, deer and rabbits typically pass it by in search of tastier morsels. This shade plant puts on a spring show with pink or white flowers; some varieties also offer outstanding fall coloration in their woodsy-scented foliage. Bigroot geranium is hardy in Zones 4-8 and grows 2 feet tall. Top Picks: 'Album' offers white flowers; 'Ingwersen's Variety' offers clear…

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6 Steps to a No-Work Cottage Garden

4. Select sturdy beauties. "Choose high-performance, almost bulletproof plants," Trout says. "There is no absolutely right way or wrong way ...

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Want to create a 'living sponge' that prevents basement floods? Plant a rain garden

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Best Unexpected Plants You Can Grow in Containers

Best Unexpected Plants You Can Grow in Containers - You may have seen small decorative bulbs in pots at the nursery, but what about larger bulbs and tubers, like Iris and Dahlias? They can be grown successfully in pots as well.

Best Unexpected Plants You Can Grow in Containers

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