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January 31, 2011

Garden Tours

Statsny Sculpture Gardens

Okay, Okay, I know I said this blog was for local gardens/ gardening but it’s January and there is not a lot to see right now!  And so, for your viewing pleasure, we’ll post a few from OTHER places! I had the great gardening pleasure of spending 18 months as an “Oregonian”.  That green, happy place where nearly ALL plants grow.  It was not uncommon to discover an unexpected garden to visit while traveling on the backroads through the Willamette…

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Nurseries & Suppliers

Proven Winners Succulents

Colorful succulents have been all the rage for awhile in California.  And why not? The texture, tone and tactile qualities are irresistable.  They are hardy plants in that winter-warm region but, sadly, most are simply tender perennials here (unless you bring them in for the winter). Other than the hardiness issues, they are actually excellent choices for container gardens here in our dry, arid state.  This is especially true if you’re one of those gardeners (like me) who MIGHT forget to water in…

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