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Black walnut trees have a well-deserved reputation for making life difficult for gardeners because they release a toxic compound called juglone, which can adversely affect many kinds of plants.

Learn more about how perennials get established and grow in the garden.

You rely on plant labels to give you the information you need to be successful in choosing and growing your new plants. But do you really know what everything on those labels mean? Here’s a quick visual guide to decoding plant labels.
 

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In order to beat the heat of summer and have a colorful yard or patio all season long, you’ll need to have plants that are tolerant of the high day and night temperatures of summer as well as being somewhat drought tolerant.

Learn about ways to use Chartreuse in the garden, along with plants that sport the color.

Learn how to plant a shrub.

See photos and commentary on my garden for 2014.

Learn about what shrubs you can add to your garden to get fresh late summer and fall color for your garden, year after year.

Impatiens is a stalwart annual in shade gardens and with good reason. However, bedding Impatiens are susceptible to downy mildew.  Read this article to understand what the disease is, whether you should be worried or not and what possible replacements for Impatiens are out there.

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Goji is a sprawling shrub with long, flexible canes and clusters of small, grey-green leaves. The flowers are a brilliant royal purple and they appear in late spring/early summer along the length of the canes. They give way to juicy, bright red fruits that resemble small peppers. They grow sweeter as they mature on the plant. Goji plants continue to flower and produce fruit through the first heavy frost.

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