Perennials Forever with Dona Bergman

Dona Bergman hosts the Perennials Forever blog. She is a founding member, Southwest Indiana Chapter of the Indiana Native Plant & Wildlife Society, and an Advanced Master Gardener.

Spiderwort and Its Many Uses in the Garden

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Spiderwort and Its Many Uses in the Garden

Volunteers are, sometimes at least, a pleasant surprise.  Maybe the annuals planted last year re-seeded themselves?  Maybe a bird dropped...

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I may have grown nearly as many weeds as I have grown flowers.  We’ve all...

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