Landscape Design

Some Things Never Change – The Relationship between Perennial Garden Design and Maintenance

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Now that the catalogs are arriving and we are starting to dream, it’s time to think about the.

Garden Musings

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How gray can it be? Very gray. If you are a half-empty glass person, it’s a rainy, depressing.

The Holiday Bookshelf, Part 3

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Both Christmas and Chanukah start next week. This post will, therefore, be a bit longer than usual since.

The Holiday Bookshelf – Part 2

December 3, 2019 Gardening, Landscape Design
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Deer-Resistant Design: Fence-Free Gardens that Thrive Despite the Deer The two most asked questions I encounter are “What.

Winterizing Shrubs

November 8, 2019 Gardening, Landscape Design
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Winter has come early again this year and I don’t think any of us are ready. However, I.

Fall Treasures

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Last weekend, we were in Chicago visiting with friends and attending the Ohio State/Northwestern football game. After a.

Fall Garden Care

October 11, 2019 Gardening, Landscape Design, Plants
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Fall Garden Care My favorite fall blooming perennials are finally starting to show their colors. I love the.

A Stroll Through the Garden

September 19, 2019 Gardening, Landscape Design, Perennials
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Design and installation have been the focus of my life for the last few weeks so today, I’m.

Veronicastrum virginicum – Culver’s Root

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A very special perennial, Veronicastrum virginicum is one of the architectural gems of the garden. It stands as.

PPA in Chicago

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For those who don’t know, PPA is the Perennial Plant Association to which I have belonged since 1984..