Plants

All That Glitters

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The snow has arrived and it is beautiful. Forget that you will have to shovel. Enjoy, instead, that.

Jazzing up the Perennial Garden

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Although the garden is dormant, now is a great time to start thinking about changes you want to.

Old Favorites, New Cultivars: 2017 Edition, Part 2

November 2, 2017 Gardening, Landscape Design, Plants
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As I mentioned last week, we are inundated with new introductions but the question is: Which of them.

Travel Adventures – Denver Botanic Gardens Part I

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What images does the word Denver evoke? Blue skies? Temperature swings? Snow that melts the next day? Drought?.

In the Garden

September 2, 2017 Gardening, Landscape Design, Plants
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You never know what you will find when you are actually in the garden. Being there on a.

Athyrium niponicum ‘Pictum’ and Its Relatives

August 18, 2017 Gardening, Landscape Design, Plants
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Although many people think otherwise, there is no paucity of plants to grow in the shade. There are.

A Touch of New England

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Having just returned from Boston and the national APLD conference, I thought I would share some of the.

Keeping Track

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Gardening is an incredible mix of joy and frustration – joy when the plants you read about and.

The Last Rose of Summer

November 18, 2016 Gardening, Landscape Design, Plants
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Thomas Moore, in his poem “The Last Rose of Summer”, said:             Tis the last rose of summer,.

Designing for the Senses – Taste

November 4, 2016 Gardening, Landscape Design, Plants
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Until recently, there was little interest in gardening for taste but the movement toward edible gardening is now.