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Our Late Summer Blooms

Fall Flowers at Sensible Gardening and Living

It always amazes me how suddenly every year the end of August brings a new feel to the garden. Nights are cooler even if days are still quite long and hot, many perennials are finished blooming and annuals are looking a bit tired. One good thing is that the weeds have slowed down as well, and it’s a little easier…

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Daylilies for Fall

Daylilies for fall bloom at Sensible Gardening and Living

If your are looking for plants to add flower power to your fall garden look no further than daylilies.  The peak season for daylily hemerocallis blooms is in July and early August but a surprising number of daylilly cultivars bloom in the fall. There are reblooming daylilies, having their main flush of blooms in July  and a scattering again later.…

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Timing Your Daylily Blooms

Timing your daylily blooms at Sensible Gardening and Living

As the name Daylily suggests, each daylily bloom lasts for one day. Most daylilies bloom early in the morning, lasting through to the evening. How is it possible then to enjoy these beautiful flowers over a long period of time?  First of all each daylily plant sends up  scapes throughout the flowering period. Scapes are leafless stalks which bear the…

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