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Question: I have a very hot, poor drainage garden against a light colored house. Up to 12 hours morning to late afternoon sun. What are the best annuals to grow? Cosmos, Dwarf Hollyhocks, Stocks? James Smart Woonsocket, RI

Answer: Assuming your garden doesn't stay wet, Here are some other annuals you can try. -Marigolds -Newer small sunflowers -Petunias -Salvia -Pansies -Pot Marigolds (calendula) Most of these will do well in ordinary soil.

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