OverPlanted: Deep in the UnderGrowth
OverPlanted: Deep in the Undergrowth is the website and blog of Tom Fischer, author, editor, and gardener. You’ll find information on all sorts of plant-related topics: profiles of perennials, annuals, bulbs, shrubs, trees, and drought-tolerant plants; discussions of garden design (including color, form, and texture, along with gardening in small spaces and urban gardens); tips on techniques (growing conditions, propagation, coping with problems); recommended gardening books and blogs; lists of nursery sources and plant organizations; a pronunciation guide to botanical Latin; and even how to mix a killer cocktail.
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In Portland, iris season starts early–late January, in most years. This is fine with me, since I have a thing for them. The reticulate irises (named for the species Iris reticulata) are super early-blooming, hardy, easy to grow, and long on charm. If you ...94 weeks ago
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