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The Self-Taught Gardener: Caveat emptor

Thursday, May 18 - From last weekend’s Trade Secrets and this week’s Plants and Answers sale at Berkshire Botanical Garden to visits to local nurseries like Windy Hill and Ward’s, gardeners at this time of year are pulling green out of their wallets to bring home greens for the garden. But how do we make sure we take home what we want?

The Self-Taught Gardener: Flowering times

Thursday, May 11 - These remontant varieties provide color throughout a good portion of the season and meet one of my mother’s standards for a useful garden plant: they perform over the long haul.