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Soil pH
Friday September 24
Another aspect of soil that is important to consider is the pH, or the measure of the acidity. 
Drainage
Friday September 10
Drainage can be improved in very wet areas by tilling and adding organic matter to the soil, or by building raised beds. 
Slope
Friday August 27
Particle size is one influence on the drainage and moisture-holding properties of your soil; slope is another.
Soil
Friday August 13
Soil is made up of particles of different sizes. Sand particles are the largest. Water drains quickly from a sandy soil, and nutrients can quickly be washed away. Clay particles are the smallest, visible only through a microscope. Water penetrates clay very slowly, and drains away…
Shade Levels
Friday July 30
Buildings, trees, fences, the time of day, and the time of year influence the amount of light that gets unto your garde,. Light levels are often divided in to four categories for gardening purposes: full sun, partial shade (partial sun,) light shade, and full shade.

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Butterfly Bush
Monday September 13
 The butterfly bush (Buddleia davidii) is a beautiful, fast-growing, deciduous shrub with masses of blossoms—long, spiked trusses—that bloom from summer to autumn.
Golden Rain Tree
Tuesday September 07
It is popularly grown as an ornamental tree in temperate regions all across the world because of the aesthetic appeal of its flowers, leaves and seed pods. Several cultivars have been selected for garden planting, including 'Fastigiata' with a narrow crown, and 'September Gold', flowering in late summer. - Wikipedia
Sweet Autumn Clematis
Monday August 30
Clematis terniflora is a plant in the buttercup family, Ranunculaceae. It is native to northeastern Asia. It was introduced into the United States in the late 1800s as an ornamental garden plant, and has naturalized in many of the eastern states.Wikipedia
Ironweed
Monday August 16
Named for its tough stem, Ironweed has excellent upright form in the garden.  
Rose of Sharon
Monday August 09
Hibiscus syriacus is a species of flowering plant in the mallow family, Malvaceae. It is native to south-central and southeast China, but widely introduced elsewhere, including much of Asia.

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