Sustainable Gardening

Confessions of a Clematis Junkie

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I confess. I love Clematis; more than that, I am a Clematis junkie. At the present time, I.

Butterfly Magnet: Asclepias

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It is not surprising, with so much emphasis on increasing Monarch butterfly populations, that the Perennial Plant Association.

Coreopsis (Tickseed)

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Coreopsis is one of the mainstays of the perennial garden because its golden yellow  composite blossoms brighten the.

High Performance/Low Maintenance Perennials – Part 4

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As I mentioned at an earlier time, ornamental grasses are the epitome of low maintenance – one scything.

High Performance/Low Maintenance Perennials – Part 3

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To date, I have concentrated on perennials but the ornamental grasses and sedges are also a mainstay of.

High Performance/Low Maintenance Perennials – Part 2

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I want to continue the discussion of high performance/low maintenance perennials that I began in December. So, onward..

Landscaping for Climate Change

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I heard a fascinating lecture this week while attending MGIX, the annual conference of the Ohio Nursery and.

Winter Gold

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At this time of year, all I hear is “It’s too cold; it’s too windy’, it’s too snowy’.

The Holiday Bookshelf

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Garden Revolution: How our landscapes can be a source of environmental change Garden Revolution is a collaboration between.

High Performance/Low Maintenance Perennials

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Although it’s now December and most of us are no longer in the garden, it’s not too soon.