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Gardening with Black Plants

Gardening with Black with Sensible Gardening. 50 named cultivars for you ro choose from.

Flowers in nature create many wonderful colours, but black is not one of them. Unfortunately the pigments flowers use to create the colour for their petals simply do not produce black plants. Hybridizers have been working on this for years and and have had some pretty good success. The reality still is however, that flowers termed as black are really…

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Pretty in Pink (Pink Perennials)

Pink flowers with Sensible Gardening

I’ve never thought of myself as the pink type, but right now my garden is spilling over with pink flowers of one kind or another. Somewhere along the line there must be a secret side hiding inside trying to get out. I’ve obviously been attracted to pink blooms over the last couple of years and my plantings are finally coming…

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