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Carol T. Bradford: Dividing Perennials

The second session of plant division starts with the irises at the beginning of July. The rule for dividing perennials is to do early bloomers in late summer and late bloomers like asters and mums in the spring. There are...

Pruning old shrubbery and under growth

Shrubs and weedy trees will take over an area that has not been tended in several years. With the help of some friends this project begins to get a complete makeover.The Formosa azalea grows very large, sometimes 6 feet...
The fence is finally visible

Giant tree lily Satisfaction

The Giant Tree Lily is a tall growing lily of the lilium family and will carry four to five blossoms on one stem. The name of the plant in the photo is Satisfaction from Breck's growers.They come...
Satisfaction a Giant Tree Lily

Carol T. Bradford: The Rose Garden

The rose season started out badly this year with all the rain earlier in the month. The flowers either fell apart or "balled," when very full double buds get so wet that fungus grows in between the petals so...

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