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Sunflowers

The several times I have attempted to sow seeds, I have been spectacularly unsuccessful. But look at these sunflowers (tithonia rotundifolia)! I bought the seeds from one of my all-time favorite artist’s home/gardens, the Max Liebermann Villa outside of Berlin on Lake Wannsee. We spent a magical day there last year. I sowed the seeds […]

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Potting on the turk’s caps

I’ve been playing with seed propagation since the fall, with mixed results. In February I noticed the seed pods on the turk’s caps in my front yard, consulted Jill Nokes’ How to Grow Native Plants of Texas the Southwest, and gave them a go. They took an extremely long time to germinate. In fact, I […]

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