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Spring Garden Cleanup

Spring Garden Cleanup with Sensible Gardening. 10 Steps to an Easy spring cleanup.

Spring has finally arrived and with it comes a busy time in the garden. I’m alway glad that I did as much fall cleanup as I could because it sure makes the spring workload easier.  Over the years I’ve developed a system for the spring clean up to help it move along as easily as possible. Here is my game…

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Perennials for Winter Wow

There are some perennials however that are best left alone as they give interest to your otherwise barren winter garden.

Fall clean up is an important part of garden tending. Messy, fallen over perennials need to be cut down, finished annuals should be removed and weeds should continue to be pulled and controlled. There are some perennials however that are best left alone as they give interest to your otherwise barren winter garden. Shrubs and trees give substance to the…

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Snow Gardening

Snow 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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Why I Love Ornamental Grasses

Why I love ornamental Grasses with Sensible Gardeniing

Of all the different plants I grow in our rather inhospitable garden, I get the best bang for my buck from the ornamental grasses. Once planted, they go from season to season, year after year requiring almost nothing from me. Once planted they develop into gorgeous clumps within a couple of years and continue to mature and improve with time.…

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