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Geranium macrorrhizum ‘Bevan’s Variety’—Plant Fix

Many of my favorite plants aren’t looking like much right now.   That’s an understatement, really. Some appear downright horrendous—slimy stems collapsed onto tattered foliage and others, though they may be riding out the weather, have been ravaged by slugs.  An … Continue reading

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TIARELLA CORDIFOLIA (FOAMFLOWER)—PLANT FIX

When it comes to gardening, I have come to admire the workhorses over the starlets.  You can keep the rare Meconopsis (Himalayan blue poppy), picky Daphne and slug magnet candelabra primroses.  Let other gardeners coddle them.  I want plants that … Continue reading

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