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Gardening with Blue

Gardening with Blue Flowers at Sensible Gardening

It is often the use of colour that gives a garden its particular appeal, whether that be calming or startling. Colour is also that aspect of gardening the allows the gardener to unleash their personality and expression to creat a living work of art. How to use blue flowers: Of all the colors available blue flowers are often the most…

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The Fall Walk Around

Fall Garden at Sensible Gardening and Living

Like it or not, the cooler temperatures of fall have taken their toll on the garden. The season has definetly changed and with it comes the glorious autumn colours. The best colour change I’ve ever seen was on a trip through eastern Canada and the US one fall years ago. Since our natural flora is one more of pines and…

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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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