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  • Lychnis coronaria
    Perennials: Lychnis coronaria
    Lychnis coronaria- better know by one of its many common names; rose campion, pink mullein, Silene coronaria, dusty miller, Bloody William- is one of those plants that, because it’s so easy to grow and plentiful, usuallydoesn'tmake it...
  • Seeking Silicon Valley
    ZERO1 Biennial: Seeking Silicon Valley
    2012 ZERO1 Biennial: Seeking Silicon Valley Sept 12 – Dec 8439 S. First Street, San Jose CAThe ZERO1 Biennial Seeking Silicon Valley opened last night, coinciding with the official unveiling of the new space dubbed the ZERO1 Garage – a...
  • Isakson continues push for biennial budget
    Isakson continues push for biennial budget
    ATLANTA – Two senators, including one from Georgia, say changing the federal budget process from an annual spending plan to a two-year cycle would “help restore order to the broken budget process and promote the responsible use of...
  • Black-eyed-Susan
    Black-eyed Susans
    Rudbeckia hirta, or Black-Eyed Susan, is a stiff, upright native to the eastern United States, but has become endemic throughout North America. It is a biennial which means they live for two years. In the first year, the plant grows a rosette,...
  • Salsify
    Salsify - or the Oyster plant
    Have you been noticing what looks like HUGE dandelion "fluff balls" growing on the Bluegrass roadsides the past few weeks? Well, these are NOT dandelions - this is a plant called Tragopogon porrifolius, or Salsify. Salsify is also know...
  • Queen Anne's Lace
    Queen Anne's Lace - Wildflower of the Week
    Daucus carotaor Queen Anne's Lace - also called wild carrot, bird's nest, and bishop's lace - is a flowering plant in the family Apiaceae. Native to the northeast United States and is very prevalent in the Bluegrass region. Although...
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    Mother's Day gifts at the garden center
    Photography by Joanne Taylor - Annual Bougainvillea - Blooms March through Sept.Give mom a living and breathing Mother's Day gift that she can take care of but itdoesn't talk back. The next two weekends will be the busiestof the entire year for...
  • Flower Power:  Annuals, perennials, and biennials
    Flower Power: Annuals, perennials, and biennials
    Annual Geraniums love full sun and do well in containers of all kindsGarden centers, home improvement stores, and even the supermarkets are all gearing up for the offical start of the gardeningseason, whichbegins on May 15. Flats of colorful...