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By Ruth Rogers Clausen

Protecting your attractive backyard secure from deer is so simple as selecting the right crops. In 50 appealing Deer-Resistant vegetation, gardening professional Ruth Rogers Clausen introduces the main flexible and drool-worthy techniques: white snowdrops that bloom within the spring shade-loving, electrical gold hakone grass long-blooming Texas sage in vivid reds, peaches, and pinks and the feathery foliage of Arkansas blue stars that glows golden within the autumn.
Illustrated all through with full-color images of each plant, this inspiring advisor deals every thing a plant-lover with a deer challenge must recognize. as well as the 50 top annuals, perennials, bulbs, ferns, grasses, and shrubs — plus recommendation on tips to develop them — Clausen contains dozens of deer-resistant partners and shrewdpermanent layout assistance for pulling all of it jointly. And heres the easiest half: your stunning backyard might be impossible to resist to every person yet these pesky deer.

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It makes a mound of lacy, bright green, citrusy-scented leaves, and the 1½-in. single flowers make up in number what they lose in size. The loose informality of signet marigold fits well into most modern gardens. HOW TO GROW Signet marigolds are sold as transplants in garden centers. However, plants are easy to start from seed, as are other marigolds. Sow indoors a few weeks before the last frost date, or sow outdoors when the soil has warmed. Few sunny places in the garden are unsuitable for signet marigolds, except where the soil is constantly wet.

Hanging baskets and container designs need trailing plants to soften the rim and complete the picture. Licorice plant fills this function to a tee. Have fun with combinations such as ‘Limelight’ with metallic purple-leaved Persian shield (Strobilanthes dyeriana), purple fountain grass (Pennisetum setaceum ‘Rubrum’), and orange zinnias. Or have licorice plant show off pink lantana with tall pink snapdragons and floss flower. Try an eye-catching window box with scarlet sage, orange zinnias, strawflowers, and ‘Petite Licorice’ tumbling over the edge.

Gold Coin series comes in yellow and light orange. These marigolds have a subtle charm of their own—and the flowers are refreshingly edible. 58 Perennials Azure monkshood 62 Bigroot geranium 65 Black snakeroot 68 Blue false indigo 71 Cushion spurge 74 Fringed bleeding heart 77 Hybrid astilbe 80 Hybrid sage 83 Japanese spurge 86 Lady’s mantle 89 Lenten rose 92 Longspur barrenwort 95 Peony 98 Siberian bugloss 101 Yarrow 104 The forget-me-not flowers of Siberian bugloss (Brunnera macrophylla) and common bleeding heart (Dicentra spectabilis) combine to create this pink and blue spring display.

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