The weekly newsletter for February 29, 2020.
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February 29, 2020 - Issue #450

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Articles to read
Force Tulips Indoors

For those who can never get enough of tulips or can't wait until they spring up naturally in the garden, they can be forced indoors.

Perennial Shrubs for Your Flower Garden

When we think of shrubs, most of us picture foundation plants or a shrub border. Blooming shrubs lend the beauty of their flowers to the perennial garden, and also supply something else that most perennial gardens need: "bones," or a sense of structure.

Training a Climbing Rose

Climbing roses produce two kinds of shoots: the main structural canes and the flowering shoots, which grow from the canes. This is the guide you need to read for training your rose.

DIY Hollow Sphere

"I'd like to show you how easy it is and hopefully inspire you to create your own hollow concrete sphere!"

Annuals and Perennials for Containers

Let our experts guide you through choosing annuals and perennials for your containers this growing season.

Delightful Delphiniums

The stalwart of many perennial borders and quintessentially 'English', delphiniums have broadened their range, both in size and heat tolerance -- good news for gardeners with small gardens or in warm climates.

Growing Flowers 101

This basic guide to growing flowers in your landscaping will help get you on your way to having the best lawn in your neighborhood.

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Lovely new photos from this week
Camassia 'Blue Heaven'
by William:

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Greek Oregano (Origanum vulgare subsp. hirtum)
by William:

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Single Late Tulip (Tulipa 'Queen of Night')
by William:

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Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Memphis')
by mistyfog:

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Rose (Rosa 'Origami')
by BarbandDave:

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Tulip (Tulipa x tschimganica)
by William:

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Medusa Head (Euphorbia caput-medusae)
by javaMom:

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Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Dangerous Mood')
by William:

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Peony (Paeonia lactiflora 'Sarah Bernhardt')
by Green_Go:

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Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Lord of the Night')
by Serjio:

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