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Posted on 02 April 2010 by

Plant Duality – Flowering Kale, Ornamental Cabbage and Pansies (Part 2)

pansiesBy By Mindy McIntosh-Shetter

Read Part 1 of 2-part article.


These lovely plants are one of my favorites and bring memories flowing back about my great-grandmother’s garden.

Every Easter her yard was full of voila, which are a pansy, and flower boxes full of Johnny Jump Ups and pansies.

Every fall painted the same picture with the coolness of the up coming winter.

Now days I plant pansies as a way of treating my gardening itch inexpensively. But again my frugal nature demands duality in my plants and pansies play that part. They provide a splash of color to my garden and create a colorful backdrop to Read the rest of this entry »


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