plant combinations

A Tapestry Garden: The Art of Weaving Plants and Place

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Although I’ve heard about them for years, I’ve never met the O’Byrnes but, after reading  A Tapestry Garden,.

The Holiday Bookshelf: Foliage

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Even though reams of information is available to us on the internet, for inspiration I turn to books..

The Holiday Bookshelf: Sedum

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We all know how unreliable the weather is but we can always count on periods of drought, sites.

Reminiscences of English Gardens

January 30, 2015 Gardening, Landscape Design, Plants
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Recently, I had slides scanned from my first garden tour to England in the late summer and early.

Downtown Plantings

October 31, 2013 Gardening, Landscape Design
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  The last time I was downtown, I was very impressed with the plantings in containers and in.

The Holiday Bookshelf – Planting: A New Perspective

December 5, 2013 Gardening, Landscape Design
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I have long been a fan of the garden designs of Piet Oudolf, in my opinion, the world’s.

The Holiday Bookshelf – Powerhouse Plants

December 12, 2013 Gardening, Landscape Design
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Powerhouse Plants: 510 Top Performers for Multi-Season Beauty by Graham Rice, is the perfect book to read after.

Exciting Plant Combinations for Shade

January 24, 2014 Gardening, Landscape Design
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A few nights ago,  I spoke to the Ohio Landscapers Association about how I create exciting plant combinations..

Exciting Plant Combinations for Morning Sun

February 6, 2014 Gardening, Landscape Design
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As we bear the brunt of another winter storm, I close my eyes and make plans for spring..

Natural Companions

May 14, 2012 Gardening, Landscape Design
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Most gardeners have a library full of books. These days, it is rare to find one that really.