Gardening

Asclepias incarnata – Swamp Milkweed

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Most of the discussion over the past few years about planting milkweed to help migrating Monarch butterflies has.

Stachys monieri ‘Hummelo’

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You’ve probably never heard of this perennial but I am here to tell you that you need to.

The Fitting Room: Designing with Large Plants in Containers

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How often do we see people stuffing their bodies into clothes that are too small? It’s not a.

Arabis caucasica

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In April, the north end of my driveway bed is anchored by the fragrant rose flowers of the.

Still Learning

March 21, 2019 Gardening, Landscape Design, Plants
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Last weekend, at the St. Clair County Master Gardeners Conference, I was one of four speakers. All were.

Here’s to The High Line

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Next time you have a drink, alcoholic or non, raise your glass to The High Line and to.

GOD’S TAKE ON LAWNS

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In my book, Garden Renovation: Transform Your Yard into the Garden of Your Dreams, I discuss the fact.

The Impact of Orange

January 24, 2019 Gardening, Perennials
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Back in the early 60’s, Danish Modern furniture and décor was all the rage.  As engaged couples do,.

Are Natives Misunderstood?

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After reading an article by Amanda Thompson in one of the green industry magazines to which I subscribe,.

Are Plants Sociable?

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At the beginning of the week, I was in Toronto to speak at Landscape Ontario, a combination of.