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They Call it Mellow Yellow

Yellow Rudbeckia at Sensible Gardening and Living

If you have a few years on yourself you will no doubt remember the song by that title. I can’t remember who sang it but it was a huge hit. The garden seems to go through stages of colour from spring through to fall. Early in the season my garden isĀ full of softer tones of pinks and blues and somehow…

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Early Fall Garden Tour

Echinacea at Sensible Gardening and Living

Here we sit at mid September in glorious heat and sunny skies. It won’t last forever so I took a long stroll around the garden to see what was still looking great. Many things are still blooming even if they look a bit tired. Other plants however are still really going strong, and the blooms are as fresh as ever.…

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Our Late Summer Blooms

Fall Flowers at Sensible Gardening and Living

It always amazes me how suddenly every year the end of August brings a new feel to the garden. Nights are cooler even if days are still quite long and hot, many perennials are finished blooming and annuals are looking a bit tired. One good thing is that the weeds have slowed down as well, and it’s a little easier…

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