Gardening

Some Things Never Change – Ready, Set, Go!

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The best designed gardens will become the gardens from Hell if not properly maintained. The weeds creep in,.

Now Is the Time – Maybe

March 4, 2021 Gardening, Landscape Design
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It’s finally March. Therefore, winter is mostly behind us. We’ve even had a few teaser days that spur.

Who’s a Toughie?

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The dictionary definition of tough is “strong enough to withstand adverse conditions”. In the plant world, we are.

Fireworks

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I’ve been breathing again. Wednesday was a glorious day for our country and the fireworks at the end.

Yellow Will Make You Smile

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The song “Home, Home on the Range” has a line: “The skies are not cloudy all day”. It.

The Holiday Bookshelf – The Modern Cottage Garden

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Oh my goodness! Who could have imagined a foot of heavy snow on December 1st? I hope your.

The Holiday Bookshelf 2020 Edition, Part 2

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I know Thanksgiving is approaching and time will be short but I want to continue with my suggestions.

The Holiday Bookshelf 2020 Edition, Part 1

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Holidays are usually a joyful time but this year, our holidays are fraught with indecision, fear, and sadness:.

Spring Bulbs – What the Deer Won’t Eat

October 9, 2020 Deer, Gardening, Landscape Design
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Why am I writing now about bulbs that bloom in the Spring? Because it’s not too late to.

    Helenium (Sneezeweed)  

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Before I start telling you about Helenium, I have to share with you what a delight the past.