How Can We Make Our Landscapes More Sustainable?-Part III

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Whether starting from scratch with a new house or renovating a landscape, most homeowners forget to think about.

Holiday Time

December 9, 2022 Gardening
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I like to think of myself as well-organized but this year, I seem to have been caught unaware.

How Can We Make Our Landscapes More Sustainable?-Part II

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Many parts of the country face long droughts or sudden, huge inundations of water from hurricanes or floods..

How Can We Make Our Landscapes More Sustainable? – Part I

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Late Fall is the perfect time to reflect on both the past and the future of our landscapes..

Bring In the Outdoors

October 12, 2022 Gardening, Indoor Gardening
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The beautiful new containers on your deck or patio or in your garden were a sight to behold.


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It’s now late September and the garden is still glorious. Late perennials as well as reblooming perennials are.

Rudbeckia subtomentosa

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There are several species of Rudbeckia, the best known of which is R.fulgida, especially the cultivar ‘Goldsturm’ (often.

Travels with Bobbie

August 19, 2022 Uncategorized
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I’m always looking for perennials that will do well in dry shade and I found one in several.

Arum italicum – Italian Arum

July 27, 2022 Uncategorized
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Those of you who garden in shade need to know about Arum italicum. This unusual woodland perennial, native.

Campanula punctata – Spotted Bellflower

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And the drought continues. Last year, it seemed to rain every other day but not this year. This.