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Snow Gardening

Winter gardening with Sensible Gardening

For most of us winter takes up about 1/4 of our gardening year. That’s a long time for the garden not to be looking it’s best. A well planted and accessorized garden however will look great even in the depths of the winter season. We often talk about the beauty of the human form as having good bone structure, such as…

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DIY PROJECTS/BEES

DRIED FLOWERS FOR FALL DECOR

Dried flower decor with Sensible Gardening

With the turning of the calendar page I decided it was time to accept the fact that summer was pretty much a thing of the past. Cooler temperatures have arrived along with shorter days. Seems like everyone has been busy getting their homes decorated for fall so decided it was about time I did the same. As I’ve been cleaning up…

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Winter Grasses

Winter grasses at Sensible Gardening and Living

With so many different types of ornamental grasses there is a grass suitable for every gardening situation. Gorgeous in summer and fall, landscape grasses really earn their accolades in the winter. Once the snow has fallen there is no looking back. For northern gardeners nothing beats decorative grass for winter interest. When the arching plumes are first dusted with frost…

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Fall Has Arrived

Hydrangea paniculata with Sensible Gardening

Today was the first day that really began to feel like fall. We have had such a long warm sunny season that it has been easy to forget that we are well into October. This afternoon however the clouds rolled in with a brisk wind that played havoc with the leaves. I took a walk around the garden and had…

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