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"Goodbye June Gloom, Hello Summer Blooming Perennials," by the Whistling Gardener

It seems a bit trivial to complain about the weather considering all the political upheaval, pandemic, and social injustices that currently abound in our world, but the plain truth is that gardeners live and die by the weather, and to that end, June 2020 will go down in the record books as a real stinker.

It seems a bit trivial to complain about the weather considering all the political upheaval, pandemic, and social injustices that currently abound in our world; but the plain truth is that gardeners live and die by the weather, and to that end, June 2020 will go down in the record books as a real stinker.

"Make Your Garden Sparkle with these 'Sunsparkler Sedums,'” by the Whistling Gardener

When it comes to plants that are sun tolerant, drought resistant, and pretty much maintenance free, nothing can compare to sedums. They are a group of plants that fit nicely into rockeries, spill over retaining walls, blended into sunny mixed borders, and are great just about anywhere you want a carefree plant. 

When it comes to plants that are sun tolerant, drought resistant, and pretty much maintenance free, nothing can compare to sedums.

They fit nicely into rockeries, spill over retaining walls, blended into sunny mixed borders, and are great just about anywhere you want a carefree plant. 

"Hunker Down With These Perennial Veggies," by the Whistling Gardener

As we all are being forced to stay at home and keep our social distance, it has become apparent to me that a heck of a lot of people are taking advantage of this time and working in their yards! I have also noticed a huge renewed interest in planting edibles, such as fruit trees, berries, and veggies.

As we all are being forced to stay at home and keep our social distance when out and about, it has become apparent to me that a heck of a lot of people are taking advantage of this time and working in their yards!

I have also noticed a huge renewed interest in planting edibles, such as fruit trees, berries, and veggies.

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