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How late can I winter sow?

How late in the winter/early spring can I sow flower seeds using this method? I live in zone 6 and would like to continue sowing annuals and perennials

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How to Grow Wheatgrass in Container Gardens

How to Grow Wheatgrass is part of our easy-grow herb and container vegetable gardening series. Get the benefits of wheatgrass when you grow your own from kits or seeds.

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Phlox Drummondii: Dictionary of Flowers for Container Gardening

Dictionary of Flowers for Container Gardening: Phlox Drummondii. Annual Phlox is a pretty flower available in a range of colors.

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Petunia: Dictionary of Flowers for Container Gardening

Dictionary of Flowers for Container Gardening: Petunia. There are as many varieties of this lovely flower as there are days of the year!

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Perilla Frutescens: Dictionary of Flowers for Container Gardening

Dictionary of Flowers for Container Gardening: Perilla Frutescens. Also known as Beefsteak Plant and Chinese Basil, a solid green accent which also flowers.

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Pennisetum (Fountain Grass): Dictionary of Flowers

Dictionary of Flowers for Container Gardening: Pennisetum. Also known as Fountain Grass, this lovely plant looks great in container gardens.

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Osteospermum (Cape Daisy): Dictionary of Flowers for Container Gardening

Dictionary of Flowers for Container Gardening: Osteospermum. Also known as Cape Daisy and African Daisy, these flowers are GORGEOUS!

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Nigella Damascena (Love in a Mist): Dictionary of Flowers

Dictionary of Flowers for Container Gardening: Nigella Damascena. Also known as Love in a Mist, amazing blue-purple flowers with ruffs!

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Nierembergia (Cup Flower): Dictionary of Flowers for Container Gardening

Dictionary of Flowers for Container Gardening: Nierembergia. Also known as Cup Flower, they come in purple or white bell-shaped flowers.

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Nicotiana Hybrids (Flowering Tobacco): Dictionary of Flowers

Dictionary of Flowers for Container Gardening: Nicotiana Hybrids. The flowering tobacco plant is a beautiful addition to any container garden display.

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Nemophila: Dictionary of Flowers for Container Gardening

Dictionary of Flowers for Container Gardening: Nemophila. Also known as five spot and baby blue eyes, you can carpet your containers with these beauties!

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Nemesia: Dictionary of Flowers for Container Gardening

Dictionary of Flowers for Container Gardening: Nemesia. Orchid-like annuals with delicate, intricate coloring.

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