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I Love Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Hokomarevo’ aka Hydrangea Everlasting Revolution

Name: Hydrangea macrophylla 'Hokomarevo' aka Hydrangea Everlasting Revolution Type of Plant: A mophead hydrangea with pink to blue flowers depending on the pH of the soil. Hardy in zones 6-9. Why I Love This Plant:  In my warm Zone 6 garden this Hydrangea flowers...

Party Crashers ~ Article Published in 2Million Blossoms

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I Love Ruellia makoyana aka Trailing Velvet Plant

Name: Ruellia makoyana aka trailing velvet plant Type of Plant: For most of us, this Ruellia is an indoor houseplant. It is hardy in Zone 10, but needs temperatures above 50° F. to live outdoors all year.    Why I Love This Plant:  I love the foliage on this plant...
Red Carpet Roundup: The 2021 Fall Ball

Red Carpet Roundup: The 2021 Fall Ball

Reporting from Cape Cod, Massachusetts, here is your insider look at some of the plants that walked the red carpet at the 2021 Fall Ball.  Climbing Hydrangea won The People's Choice award for her sophisticated,...

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I Hate Blue Rug Junipers

I Hate Blue Rug Junipers

Every week on GardenLine on WXTK I start the show off with "I Love This Plant/I Hate This Plant." One look at the titles of most of these blog posts...

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Tulips Are Terrific

Tulips Are Terrific

Name: Tulip sp. aka tulips Type of Plant Spring flowering bulb, usually planted in the fall. Why I Love/Hate this plant: Tulips are the magic wands...

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Four Steps To Joy

Four Steps To Joy

The graphic might say four steps to fantastic outdoor living, but I'd call it Four Steps to Joy, because that's what creating beautiful landscapes...

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