Silver-leaved plants like Artemisia and sage are heat and drought tolerant as well as being unappetizing to deer and rabbits.
This plant looks a bit like a stick figure with arms and a small mop of lavender blooms on top, mimicking hair.
These easy-to-grow plants are sometimes used as flowering screens or hedges for privacy in small yards.
Strawflowers, sometimes called “everlasting flowers,” can be used in fresh arrangements, as well as dried for winter bouquets.
A lot of the best plant combinations in my yard have occurred without my conscious intervention.
In the garden, it seems easier to remember that perfection is not the goal.
This is the time of year to enjoy roses in our gardens. Here are some poems about these lovely flowers.
Modern gardeners benefit from the patient work of centuries of flower breeders.