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Holly Shumizu

By Cathy Cromell

Holly Shumizu

Holly Shimizu, Executive Director of the U.S. Botanic Garden (USBG) in Washington, D.C., lives a plant lover's dream. She has worked in world-famous gardens, including a...

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Cut Back Perennials

As the weather cools, cut back perennial flowers such as phlox, coneflower, and bee balm to 6 inches from the ground. Remove and destroy any diseased foliage, but compost the foliage without serious disease problems.

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