Monthly Archives: July 2011

MLNA/LNAGSL Summer Field Day 2011

We took part in the Missouri Landscape and Nursery Association Summer Field Day, co-hosted by the Landscape and Nursery Association of Greater St. Louis Thursday, July 14th at Shaw Nature Reserve in Gray Summit, Missouri. A number of green-industry vendors were on hand to share knowledge about their products, and guests were treated to tours of the Whitmire Wildflower Garden

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Painted Leaves for Passionate Gardeners

A photo of variegated tapioca plant

By Chris Kelley Photos courtesy Missouri Botanical Garden PlantFinder (This article was first published in The Gateway Gardener July 2006 issue.) One day, while casually walking through my greenhouse, my addiction to tropicals became clear. Who wouldn’t love and covet the amazing variegated and colorfully patterned leaves that occur so often in this heat-loving genera? I think I can trace

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