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Flowers have critical temperature requirements, too

Last week I discussed temperature requirements for different vegetable crops. Flowers are not all the same either. Some hardy annuals like pansies are usually planted in the fall around here. They tolerate cold soils and temperatures below freezing. Snapdragons aren’t … 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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