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TAG : heirloom flowers

Fragrant Dianthus

Photo by Getty Images/Illusory realityBefore shops lined their shelves with brightly bottled perfumes; before craft stores sold artificial blooms for décor; before people enjoyed daily (or even weekly) showers and baths, there were flowers. And as humans evolved, so did the ways in which we ...

5 Classic Perennial Flowers to Rescue from Old Gardens

One of my favourite ways to add classic perennial flowers to my garden is by rescuing plants from old houses, homesteads and gardens. Many of my perennials were not purchased, and instead were saved during the process of renovating nearby houses and renewing overgrown landscapes. Not only is ...

Mother Earth Gardener

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