Very late at night, not quite dawn, the insects shush and the first bird says hello. If your garden is particularly bird friendly, lots of sweet tweeting and chirping and song-of-the-morning bird music greets  you before the sun arrives. And …

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Since the introduction of the Knockout rose in the early 2000s, disease-resistant roses have become key components in landscape designs for the first time in history, used on a level similar to spirea, barberry and ornamental grasses. Many rosarians and …

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Have you seen the garden at the Civic Garden Center along Reading Road with the tall sunflowers? Below the sunflowers is a cutting garden, but not the usual kind. Most cutting gardens these days are patches of long-stemmed annuals in …

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The moon was pink for awhile Tuesday night. My garden was well-watered, if not well-weeded, and I sat by open windows enjoying late breezes bringing the smell of warm rosemary to my desk. I’ve been making pen and ink drawings …

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