by Bob Reidmuller
printed in Garden Compass magazine, Nov/Dec 2002
Used with permission.
The year is nearly gone when it seems to have just started, and we will soon be in a sea of poinsettias. With the screaming heat of summer all but a memory it’s time to brighten up with some cool weather perennials. Most perennials are taking a well-deserved breather, but the perennial Daisy Gang is ramping up to take over.