This star magnolia is certainly a spring “star” but fades into the adjacent greenery a bit once her precocious flowers fade away.
Sweetbay Magnolia flowers have a citrusy fragrance that makes me want to sniff them whenever I am nearby.
This is an adaptable native tree with no serious disease or pest problems and a lovely branching pattern.
The texture of evergreens contribute significantly to the winter landscape.
Early women garden photographers created a new art form in the 20th century.
I am dreaming this winter of tall, thin trees, ...and these need no trimming.
“My ‘rhodos’ are doing a good job of protecting themselves from photoinhibition.”
Rooftop gardens are becoming more and more popular in big cities where space for ground-level gardens is not available.
At this time of the year when we are using our fireplaces frequently, we generate a lot of wood ash.
A friend gave me a gardening magazine that she purchased in Britain. It's a gift that goes on giving!