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Drought Tolerant Plants – Learning From 2022

Drought Tolerant Plants – Learning From 2022

Drought in 2022 has been very tough on a lot of gardeners, not just those in Kansas and Nebraska. However, a lot of good has also come from the drought and heat. We have learned a lot about our landscapes, and just how tough our plants can be. Besides drought, we have also had extensive […]

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Plant of the Week: Hydrangea White Diamonds

Hydrangea White Diamonds is our Plant of the Week for this week. Here, during the hottest part of summer, it can be difficult to find anything that really looks good. White Diamonds is the plant that always looks good. This tough, smaller panicled hydrangea is the best bloomer in my garden. It absolutely outshines it […]

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Plant of the Week: Walker’s Low Catmint

Plant of the Week: Walker’s Low Catmint

Walker’s Low catmint is our Plant of the Week for this week. Catmint (Nepeta) is a low-growing, perennial that has great qualities in the landscape. I started working with Walker’s Low in 2006 as a landscape designer in Manhattan, KS. We used a lot of low maintenance plants that were very hardy and drought tolerant. […]

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2020 Kansas Native Plant of the Year – Baptisia australis

2020 Kansas Native Plant of the Year – Baptisia australis

The 2010 Perennial Plant of the Year was Baptisia australis, Blue Wild Indigo. It was also picked to be the 2020 Kansas Native Plant of the Year. It is a great, native perennial for the garden and landscape. Add it into a spot and let it be, it will outlive many other perennials. About Baptisia […]

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