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Plant Selection VISUAL GUIDE Tool

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Plant Selection VISUAL GUIDE Tool
Looking for a shade tree, a flowering shrub or a ground cover? The Kemper Center for Home Gardening has a helpful tool called Visual Guides, which can assist you in selecting plants for your yard. Click on the image below to view a short video highlighting the more than 30 Visual Guides our experts have compiled which make choosing plants easy and enjoyable.
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Posted in: Summer | Tags: plant selection , trees , shrubs | Comments (0) | View Count: (966)

Want More Native Plants in Your Garden?

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Want More Native Plants in Your Garden?
Want more native plants in your garden? Ever thought about propagating plants by air-layering or by cuttings? What on earth is a Kokedama? These questions and many others can be answered by using the Kemper Center’s feature called “Visual Guides”. There you’ll find over 100 gardening topics including plant selection, problem diagnosis, plus a whole lot more. Navigating the site is easy, even for the internet-challenged.  From the Gardening Help home page,  scr...
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Posted in: Summer | Tags: native plants , gardening , plant selection , plant problems | Comments (0) | View Count: (3324)

Long-blooming Perennials for Your Garden

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Long-blooming Perennials for Your Garden
Winter is upon us but this is a great time to begin planning for color in your garden next year. As you might expect, we at the Plant Doctor Desk in the Kemper Center for Home Gardening get many inquiries into plants that will be in continous bloom in their garden. Although we don't know of any plants that are always in bloom there certainly are many perennials that have a very long season of bloom. Our newest Visual Guide - Long-blooming Perennials address this need. This, along with a new feat...
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Posted in: Winter | Tags: perennials , plant selection | Comments (0) | View Count: (3605)
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