Perennials

The Notion of Fall Cleanup

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The Notion of Fall Cleanup Every year, I despair at the number of people who hire landscapers to.

What’s Been Blooming in My Fall Garden?

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I am still thoroughly enjoying walking through my garden or looking out the windows because many of many.

Fall Color with Perennial Foliage

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Everyone loves color but it doesn’t have to come from flowers. There are several perennials that have lovely.

Fall Blooming Asters

September 13, 2018 Gardening, Landscape Design, Perennials
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Twenty years ago, asters were easy. There were several different species and cultivars. Since then, the taxonomists have.

Want to Attract Pollinators? Plant Agastache

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Last month, I spent most of a morning in the Lurie Garden at Millenium Park in Chicago and.

A Study in Subtlety

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In early August, I visited the Lurie Garden at Millenium Park in Chicago with the Garden Writers Association..

Phlox Paniculata – Update

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Phlox paniculata is one of the mainstays of the mid-summer to early fall garden. Commonly referred to as.

Further Confessions of a Clematis Junkie

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Last weekend, when my garden was part of the Glorious Gardens of Shaker Heights tour, the two most.

In the Garden: Not Mine – Des Moines Gardens

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On Wednesday, I flew into Des Moines and was met by my friend, Kelly Norris who is the.

June Is Bustin’ Out All Over

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I love it! The blooms just keep coming. One of the glories this week and next is the.