Did You Feel That?

October 14, 2016 Gardening, Landscape Design, Plants
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One of the easiest senses with which to design is that of touch, also described as texture. As.

Designing for the Senses – Smell

September 16, 2016 Gardening, Landscape Design, Plants
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Unconsciously, I always hope that entering a garden will be a joy for all my senses. Frequently, however,.

Dryopteris erythrosora – Autumn Fern

September 2, 2016 Gardening, Landscape Design, Plants
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Most gardeners look first to flowers for color but I would suggest that you look first to foliage for.

Musings of a Plant-a-holic

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Whenever I attend an out-of-town conference, I always return with plants, having had the opportunity to visit new.

Visiting the Heartland

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Last week, Niki and I did something that we’ve talked about doing for years. We are both avid.

Time to Celebrate: The Fourth of July

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Assuming that the hot, dry weather will continue through this coming Monday, most of us will be celebrating.

Bring On the Heat

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During the winter, almost everyone, including gardeners, complains about the cold and the snow and exclaims that they.

More Combinations for Containers

April 15, 2016 Gardening, Landscape Design, Plants
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My container combinations are often inspired by ones that I have seen during my travels. Last summer, in.

Colorful Combinations for Containers

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Over the years, I have amassed a collection of large containers that I place at the back of.

A Week in Paradise

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My idea of paradise is blue skies, warm temperatures, a hotel with a lovely swimming pool and comfortable.