Blanket Flower (Gaillardia x grandiflora)

Commonly known as the Blanket Flower, Gaillardia x grandiflora is a great summer blooming perennial border plant. Gaillardia will suffer in heavy clay soils, plant in well-drained sunny locations. Gaillardia flowers continuously with out the need to dead head....


The pollen-bearing organ of a flower, each stamen consisting of a filament (stem) and anther which contains the pollen.

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Benefits of Raised Bed Gardening

My first exposure to vegetable gardening was by my parents. While living in the Delta region of Mississippi, in my early teens, my parents grew a rather large garden. As memory serves me the garden seemed to spontaneously produce vegetables without much effort. The...

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