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Anemone Tomentosa “Robustissima”

Japanese anemones are late-season standouts that can bloom for up to 60 days. For our garden, I first did my research by reading the Chicago Botanical Garden’s anemone evaluation and chose “Robustissma” for its long bloom, color, height, and eventual … Continue reading

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This lovely, scrambling vine was a purchase from Avant Gardens, a nursery in Massachusetts that I highly recommend to Brooklynites for their quick shipping, customer service, and unusual selections. Though I’ve only had it for a few weeks, it’s already … Continue reading