<![CDATA[Nancy Brachey Home & Garden Columns & Blogs |]]> http://www.charlotteobserver.com/living/home-garden/nancy-brachey/ en-us Thu, 07 Dec 2017 17:39:01 EST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Thu, 07 Dec 2017 17:39:01 EST Nancy Brachey 60 ccarpenter@charlotteobserver.com(Cheryl Carpenter) What’s the best time to prune? Hint: Not this weekend http://www.charlotteobserver.com/living/home-garden/nancy-brachey/article114193498.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 11 Nov 2016 15:30:29 EST

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Cardinal flower is an August beauty http://www.charlotteobserver.com/living/home-garden/nancy-brachey/article94881562.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 10 Aug 2016 16:59:03 EDT

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A job for August: Think about changes in the landscape http://www.charlotteobserver.com/living/home-garden/nancy-brachey/article93565212.html#storylink=rss Late summer is the perfect time for thinking about changes you’d like to make in your landscape this fall.

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New plants will help us enjoy late summer into fall http://www.charlotteobserver.com/living/home-garden/nancy-brachey/article92347857.html#storylink=rss Despite their names, toad lily and Joe-pye weed are pretty plants.

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Pruning hydrangeas can be a tricky job http://www.charlotteobserver.com/living/home-garden/nancy-brachey/article90561137.html#storylink=rss Common mopheads may be pruned now for shape and size

Selective pruning of oldest stems is best

Limit your pruning of reblooming Endless Summer types

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Liven up your green landscape http://www.charlotteobserver.com/living/home-garden/nancy-brachey/article89144397.html#storylink=rss Silver, white or gray foliage brightens a bed

Permanent plants give contrast when summer turns all green

Look for the easy-to-grow yet beautiful ones

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Add some fresh bloom for summer into fall http://www.charlotteobserver.com/living/home-garden/nancy-brachey/article87996792.html#storylink=rss New goldenrods are pretty garden flowers

Russian sage gives an airy, misty look to beds

Both are quite easy to grow

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