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Best May Moments in My Garden

Visiting Sensible Gardening

I can hardly believe the month of May has just about passed us by. The garden really takes off in May and is actually my favourite month in the garden along side June. Everything is still so fresh, there are many shades of green complimenting each other and the flowering shrubs and trees are in their prime time. It’s warm…

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Best Plants for Early Spring

Best spring plants with Sensible Gardening

No sooner is the snow melted and a few tough and ready plants are on the move. Within a few weeks they are up and out of the ground, in bud and blooming. After such a long winter their bright faces bring full joy to the gardener. By planting some of these best spring plants your garden will be up…

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Pulsatilla (Pasque Flower)

Pasque flower with Sensible Gardening

One of my favourite spring flowers is the pasque flower, sometimes called Prairie Crocus by northern gardeners. I love everything about this plant, the open faced blooms, soft fuzzy fern-like foliage and silky seed heads. Pasque Flower Pulsatilla is easy to grow in average soil with good drainage, it even grows in my sandy soil. It is drought tolerant and…

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