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I Love Hamamelis vernalis ‘Amethyst’ aka Amethyst vernal witch hazel

Name:  Hamamelis vernalis ‘Amethyst’ aka Amethyst vernal witch hazel Type of Plant: A shrub for full sun to part shade that flowers in March and April Why I Love/Hate this plant:  I love most of the witch hazels, but this one is pretty spectacular in the late winter...

I Love Allium Schoenoprasum aka Garden Chives

Name: Allium schoenoprasum aka garden chives Type of Plant: A perennial herb that grows from small bulbs, hardy in Zones 4-8. Why I Love/Hate this plant: For me, this is one of my favorite early-to-grow plants in the spring. It is the first herb that I can cut fresh...

Treehouse ~ The New Social Networking App For Plants

Ever since the development of the Google Plant translation service, people have been listening in on plant conversations, often with a devastating response. So, it was with great apprehension that many have downloaded and joined the newest social media app, Treehouse,...
I Love Ostrich Fern

I Love Ostrich Fern

Name: Matteuccia struthiopteris aka ostrich fern, or fiddlehead fern Type of Plant: This fern is native to several parts of the world including...

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I Love Phlox ‘Jeana’

I Love Phlox ‘Jeana’

Name: Phlox paniculata ‘Jeana’ aka phlox Jeana Type of Plant: A perennial that grows about four feet tall and has pink flowers from mid-August into...

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I Love Nicotiana

I Love Nicotiana

Name: Nicotiana hybrids and species. AKA flowering tobacco. Type of Plant: An annual plant that self-seeds when it’s happy. Tubular flowers attract...

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