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Plant Nurseries – New Plants

Petunia at Sensible Gardening and Living

Every year the growers parade their new introductions for the coming season in grand style. This continual merry go round of plant material is what makes the nursery wheels go round.  I’ve mentioned it before and will again, that not all new plant varieties are better or even as good as some of their predecessors. Some will stand the test…

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Nurseries

Shopping for plants with Sensible Gardening and Living

In recent years there have been great changes in the manner in which  nursery plants are sold. Unfortunately many of the big box stores have entered the trade, and with their huge buying powers have made it almost impossible for many small private nurseries to stay alive. The big stores flood the market with mostly “same o same o” boring…

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