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July 1, 2014 Reviews

If you are looking for interesting plant and garden-related websites, I suggest starting with the following sites, where you’ll find a wealth of information. Perennial Plant Association Association of Professional Landscape Designers Millersville Native Plants Brooklyn Botanic Gardening OSU Horticulture…


June 30, 2014 Flowers

Anaphalis – Everlasting: Good gray foliage is invaluable to a gardener. Many gray-foliaged plants, however, will melt out (rot) unless the requirements for excellent drainage or even drought-like conditions and full sun are met. While Anaphalis is drought tolerant, it still has the ability…

Reviews by Bobbie

June 30, 2014 Reviews

Bobbie reviews some of the most recent titles in the fields of landscape design and gardening. Her reviews are written for the Ohio Landscape Association, the Ohio Nursery Landscape Association and printed in their publications but the reviews should also be invaluable to…

Fine Gardening Loves Bobbie

June 30, 2014 Noteworthy Mentions

Bobbie was chosen by Fine Gardening as one of only 42 gardening experts to select their favorite plants.

Bobbie’s in the Plain Dealer

August 10, 2011 Noteworthy Mentions

The Cleveland Plain Dealer spotlighted Bobbie for her work in designing and creating xeriscape gardens.

The Design Puzzle

June 30, 2014 Books

Written by Bobbie Schwartz, “The Design Puzzle: Putting the Pieces Together” is a compilation of articles written for several publications, now put into a logical progression. The book is divided into four sections that discuss the elements of landscape design,…

An Array of Irises

June 22, 2014 Flowers

Each day in the garden now is an adventure. This week’s specialty seems to be Iris. I will admit that I don’t have any bearded iris (Iris germanica) in my garden because the maintenance is higher than with other species.…