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Confederate Jasmine (Trachelospermum jasminoides)

I am a big fan of vines in the right space. They serve an excellent purpose in the landscape as there is a lot to be said for a vertical plant that can provide color and fragrance while hiding an unsightly fence, wall or view. However, you have to be very careful with the vines you choose …

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Is There Ever Enough Thyme?

Thyme has been used for various purposes throughout the centuries. In medieval times, Thyme was regarded as a plant that imparted courage and vigor. The ancient Romans considered it a remedy for melancholy. Thyme is a herb that is recorded throughout human history. Historians believe that the ancient Sumerians were the first to cultivate thyme, …

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