Plants

Travel Adventures – Denver Botanic Gardens Part I

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What images does the word Denver evoke? Blue skies? Temperature swings? Snow that melts the next day? Drought?.

In the Garden

September 2, 2017 Gardening, Landscape Design, Plants
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You never know what you will find when you are actually in the garden. Being there on a.

Athyrium niponicum ‘Pictum’ and Its Relatives

August 18, 2017 Gardening, Landscape Design, Plants
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Although many people think otherwise, there is no paucity of plants to grow in the shade. There are.

A Touch of New England

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Having just returned from Boston and the national APLD conference, I thought I would share some of the.

Keeping Track

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Gardening is an incredible mix of joy and frustration – joy when the plants you read about and.

The Last Rose of Summer

November 18, 2016 Gardening, Landscape Design, Plants
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Thomas Moore, in his poem “The Last Rose of Summer”, said:             Tis the last rose of summer,.

Designing for the Senses – Taste

November 4, 2016 Gardening, Landscape Design, Plants
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Until recently, there was little interest in gardening for taste but the movement toward edible gardening is now.

Did You Feel That?

October 14, 2016 Gardening, Landscape Design, Plants
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One of the easiest senses with which to design is that of touch, also described as texture. As.

Designing for the Senses – Smell

September 16, 2016 Gardening, Landscape Design, Plants
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Unconsciously, I always hope that entering a garden will be a joy for all my senses. Frequently, however,.

Dryopteris erythrosora – Autumn Fern

September 2, 2016 Gardening, Landscape Design, Plants
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Most gardeners look first to flowers for color but I would suggest that you look first to foliage for.