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HERITAGE STYLE GARDENING

Heritage Style Gardening with Sensible Gardening. How to create the cottage look.

Heritage style gardens typically look as though they were planted a long time ago. Often older homes and farmsteads are graced with such gardens, filled with many old fashioned, hardy perennials and shrubs. Although a bit harder to pull off in a new modern looking house and yard, this style of garden can still be successful. Early in your planning…

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GARDEN KNOW HOW

Golden Oldies-Part Four

Secret Tips for growing the best Peonies with Sensible Gardening

We have already talked about peony types, general growing and peony care as well as trouble shooting. Finally here are a few extra peony tips to help you grown big beautiful peonies to enjoy for many many years. SECRET TIPS FOR THE BEST PEONIES If you really want the largest peony blooms ever, or perhaps you are entering a garden…

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GARDEN KNOW HOW

Golden Oldies part one

Types of Peonies with Sensible Gardening. Part one of a four part series on Peonies.

An old plant and an old favourite of mine are the peony flowers. Peonies flower in late spring or early summer so why I am I thinking about them now? A walk around my November garden reminded me how colourful peony bushes can be in the fall garden. Fall is also the best time for planting peonies and really the…

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