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Great Boadleaf Evergeens for the Area

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Great Boadleaf Evergeens for the Area
Azaleas and rhododendrons are just days away from beginning their month-long display and gardener's thoughts often turn to them and other broadleaf evergreens this time of year. Not only for their splash of color but also for their winter foliage. Other good choices for broadleaf evegreens for our area are hollies and boxwoods. Tried & True (T&T) plants are those that have been selected by area plant professionals whose experience has shown that the particular plants have done wel...
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Posted in: Spring | Tags: azalea , rhododendron , broadleaf evergreens , tried and true , boxwood , holly | Comments (0) | View Count: (1872)

It's Time for Edible Gardening

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It's Time for Edible Gardening
Interest in growing fruits and vegetables continues to increase and this being Foodology year at the Missouri Botanical Garden you should be aware of all the terrific resources we have available for home vegetable and fruit gardeners. Two very useful pages have just been added in the “Gardening Help” section of the web site. These pages under the “Edible Gardening” menu contain links to a full range of information on both vegetable and fruit gardening. For example, on t...
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Posted in: Spring | Tags: fruits , vegetables , tomatoes | Comments (0) | View Count: (1948)

Spring Bulbs are Popping all Over!

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Spring Bulbs are Popping all Over!
Daffodil just happens to be on our list of great bulbs for the St. Louis area. When we think of plants from bulbs, our thoughts most often go to the spring flowering bulbs. Our early performers have already started putting on a show here at the Garden but many more are to come. The spring crocus such as Crocus vernus Pickwick’ and the snowdrops, Galanthus nivalis  are some of the early show and most are past prime now but daffodils, tulips and hyacinths are yet to peak. Considering ...
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Posted in: Spring | Tags: spring , daffodils , tulips , canna , bulbs , spring flowering | Comments (0) | View Count: (936)