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Beautiful Begonias

Tuberous, Rex, Angel Wing, Wax….the family of Begonias is absolutely huge. For me, Begonias are a lot like potato chips. One can never be enough. And two? One must have odd numbers to satisfy the eye. It’s the Rex family that really gets me. Love? Yes. And what’s not to love? Different textures, shapes and… Read more »

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These Roses Are A Knock Out!

My grandfather was  a ‘rose guy’. While he had no formal horticultural training, he knew all the roses of his day personally by name.  We would be driving down the back roads of Quaker Hill, and he’d point out a fantastic Mr. Lincoln in one yard, and a gorgeous specimen of Double Delight in another. … Read more »

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Columbine (Aquilegia)

If Columbine weren’t an actual plant, I think they’d deserve fairy tale status. They remind me of the kind of flowers that little storybook fairies could turn upside down and use for hats. This elegant early blooming perennial, is a great addition to any perennial garden or rock garden. Blooming prolifically in late spring to early summer, seed pods… Read more »

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Where Have All The Impatiens Gone?

Where have all the impatiens gone? Impatiens are a popular shade annual, that have a very loyal following from year to year. But, you, like many, may have lost all your impatiens last year. White coating on the underside of the leaves, that yellowed, curled, and dropped to the ground. Sound familiar? It’s a fungus-like… Read more »

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Container Gardening

Container Gardening is all the rage right now. Why? Maybe it’s because of all the hot new annuals that even seasoned gardeners have never seen the likes of. Or perhaps is because container gardening lets you put color and blooms right where you want them. Nonetheless, anyone can garden in a container whether you’re an… Read more »

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Grand Opening Celebration Photos!

Last weekend was the official Grand Opening Celebration at Burnett’s Country Gardens. Boy, oh boy, did we celebrate – thanks for the great turn out! For those of you who thought the place was packed with the most amazing plant material, wait until you see it this weekend! Unbelievable! Enjoy these pictures!

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Spring ‘To Do’ Lists

As I am writing this newsletter at my desk, the sun is shining, and the windows are open. The smell of spring air fills the office – ahhh – this is what we’ve been waiting for. Just to make sure we’re not getting fooled again, I check the 10-day forecast at weather.com. Looks like the… Read more »