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By Margaret A. Swenson
Master Gardener 

Sedum to the rescue

Gardening by Osmosis

 

Last updated 9/15/2022 at 1:45pm



I’ve heard of fried green tomatoes but fried pink petunias? I was disappointed when I came home from the lake to find my hanging baskets of petunias dry and brittle beyond recovery. I had planned an outdoor barbecue and was counting on my petunia baskets for decoration. There wasn’t time to replace the petunias and plus 90 degree temperatures were still in the forecast.

Though we gardeners usually consider ground covers to work their magic on the ground, why can’t they be as phenomenal hanging at eye level? And there are so many options available.

I needed species that were drough...



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