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Deer like flowers too

Last week I wrote about selecting trees and shrubs to minimize deer damage. This week I’ll concentrate on flowers, both annual and perennial. Deer will tear up many annual flowers. Some of their favorites are impatiens, sweet potato vine and … Continue reading

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Peonies are an old fashioned flower with a sweet scent

A few weeks ago I wrote about lilacs. Many northern transplants love lilacs and often have difficulty growing them here in eastern North Carolina. Peonies are herbaceous perennials with fantastic aroma. However, they also struggle with our hot summers. When I … Continue reading

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