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View Diary: Saturday Morning Garden Blogging Vol. 9.31 (223 comments)

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  •  Now next year... (8+ / 0-)

    I will be sure to plant black and blue sage around the hummingbird feeder!!!  :D

    Yes - I am in the zone where they can overwinter (if planted in the ground).  I was afraid they didn't survive at all last year and was bitching about it early on.  jayden said to be patient and that the roots were pretty hardy.  Sure enough, I finally saw them emerging (late) and they did bloom well.  :)

    All the suffering of this world arises from a wrong attitude.The world is neither good or bad. It is only the relation to our ego that makes it seem the one or the other - Lama Anagorika Govinda

    by kishik on Sat Sep 21, 2013 at 12:22:35 PM PDT

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    •  I'm jealous! (8+ / 0-)

      I had to tear mine out; it has just been too dry for them to do well in my crappy soil. I spent last week ripping out several other things and replacing them with plants that hopefully will do better in less-than-ideal conditions. One nice discovery has been white plumbago; it requires little maintenance and does surprisingly well in lousy dirt.

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