Perennials

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..

Astilbe Update

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Astilbe are a mainstay of the shady garden but they will also thrive in full sun if sufficient.

Weeds, Flowers, and Weather

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The erratic nature of the weather is driving all of us gardeners to distraction. What do we do.

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.

Arabis caucasica

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

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.

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,.