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A true geranium


Few people realize that those summer bedding plants with the round lily pad looking leaves and clusters of red, pink, salmon or white flowers are not actually true geraniums. They are more properly called Pelargoniums. We have a wild species … Continue reading

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Dayflower


Walk around the edges of your yard and you might see it. Dayflower is that grass-like weed with the little blue flowers. It finds its way into our flowerbeds and goes unnoticed, hiding itself under the cover of larger plants … Continue reading

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Soldier’s herb


Few lawn weeds are despised as much as broadleaf plantain (Plantago major). Maybe we should hold our contempt a little bit. I’m not saying we should want it in our front or even our backyard, but let’s recognize its merits. … Continue reading

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