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Growing Green: True Blue Gradening


I’m sure you’ve heard me say it before, I LOVE BLUE IN THE GARDEN. True blue plants are hard to come by. Most plants described as blue are actually shades of purple from eggplant to lilac.  Because it is so hard to find, blue can be used to create a different and unusual effect in your garden. Blue colors are cool, and a garden filled with a variety of blue plants will be a welcome place to relax during hot summer days.

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Robin Trott

Robin Trott is a Horticulture Educator with University of Minnesota Extension.