Tag Archives: Asters

Selecting Escape Weeds

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When we first bought our place I thought it would take me 5 years to eradicate the field of burdock that loomed behind the apple orchard like clasping marauders. Sixteen years later my wife and I are still pulling them … Continue reading

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The Season of Complimentary Colors

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Fall is the season of complimentary colors starting with the fields of yellow goldenrod bumping up against the asters. Red maple leaves strewn across freshly mowed green lawns. The orange silhouettes of sugar maples puncture the cerulean blue sky.  This … Continue reading

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Encouraging Wild Areas in the Garden

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You don’t have to do much to encourage wild flowers and grasses to come to your garden.  If you stop mowing the area where you want them, the meadow that grows up will bring birds, butterflies, moths, and dragonflies. It … Continue reading

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