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Four o’clock flowers are beautiful and hard to remove

When I was in graduate school I lived in a hillside apartment that had beautiful four o’clock flowers in the front yard. They came in different colors, mostly bright pink to magenta, and they self-seeded themselves every year. I liked … Continue reading

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Poppies are an old time finicky favorite

I often get asked about raising poppies. In my opinion they are among the most beautiful flowers.  However, most types are difficult to establish, especially the large flowered types. I’ve seen clumps of poppies that were far older than me, … Continue reading

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