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Create a Grand, Colorful Statement with Hollyhocks

Hollyhocks, also known as Alcea, not only create bright, dependable color in the summer garden, but also provide many practical uses for your property. We love this garden classic and wanted to share its benefits with all of you.

May 29, 2014 · Amanda Shepard · 4 Comments
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Planning for Spring: Think Pink!

The color pink represents so many wonderful causes and feelings, I thought I would take the time to highlight and celebrate it as one of my favorite colors in the garden. Pink blooms, depending on the shade, can create an endless variety of statements in your garden. When the weather gets cold, I start planning ahead for spring and thought I would help you do the same with some of my favorite pink flowers.

December 28, 2011 · Amanda Shepard · Comments Closed
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Martha’s favorites are free.

These are the famous old hollyhocks called “Chater’s Mix”.  As you can see, they’re fully double, and the plants often top out at over 6 ft.  We’re giving three of them (one of each color) free with all our perennial orders, so I was clicking around the web the other day to see exactly what [...]

March 24, 2008 · Ray Allen · Comments Closed
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