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Flowering Cherry Trees

A cherry tree in full bloom is probably one of the most beautiful things you will see and in many cultures annual celebrations are conducted in the presence of flowering cherry trees. Not only is it beautiful when in bloom and produces an extremely popular fruit, but it is also a symbol for the exotic …

Orchids May Find a Home in Your Home

Orchids have always had the reputation of being exotic plants, unsuited to home conditions. For many of the more than 35,000 orchid species that exist this is true. However, there are orchids that can be grown successfully under the conditions that exist in the average home. Among the two orchid genera most grown in homes …

Autumn Accents: Autumn Perennial Garden

The autumn perennial garden should be both a plenitude of special delights and a sphere of robust activity. The challenge is to find plants that delay or prolong their bloom until this equinoctial period. For the fearless full-sun gardener, Helianthus maximilianni, Maximilian sunflower, is a 6′ yellow-gold explosion of 3″ daisies from August to frost. …