more about: Vines

Six Plants I Still Can’t Live Without

A while back, the Grump linked to highly intelligent garden bloggers from across the country, so that each of us could present “The Six Plants I Can’t Live Without.” It was a lot of fun and incited a lot of discussion and possible future warfare. The July 2009  issue of Southern Living mentions this blogathon, so if you missed it the […]

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Six Plants I Can’t Live Without

Grumpians, what six plants if eliminated from the Universe would drive you to the brink of despair? That is the monumental question I and other bloggers from around the country wrestle with this week. Read my list below, then click on the links to read the other blogs. Don’t agree with our choices? Tell us yours! 1. Native Azaleas—Evergreen azaleas from […]

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The Bittersweet Truth — A Menace Among Us

People aren’t the only ones giving thanks this time of year. Bittersweet vine is so grateful you planted it that’s it’s decided to strangle everything in your yard.

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Fine Vine – A Spectacular Native Plant You Will Love

Native plants are the best plants. Everybody knows that. Well, Grumpy has discovered the most beautiful native vine of all that you’re sure to want for your garden.

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Cypress Vine

Q: Hi: Just read the article in September issue about cypress vine. These are my questions: I live in Nashville. Can I purchase the plant in this area or do I have to order seeds from the sites you provided? What type of exposure does the vine need; I have a lot of shade/part shade in my yard. Any other […]

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Bougainvillea Won’t Bloom

Q: My bougainvillea vine was blooming when I bought it and has grown like a weed.  Someone told me not to water it too much so I’ve withheld water–still no blooms.  What kind of fertilizer should I use?  It gets some shade.

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