Here are a few ground covers that I like to use to stifle the weeds and tie other plants together in a pleasing manner.
Some shrubs have only one season of interest and forsythia is one of them.
Flowers are symbols that reinforce our joys and mitigate our sorrows.
Our native witch alders are wonderful additions to any garden.
Newly situated plants need more frequent watering than established plants.
Do you follow Gertrude Jekyll’s advice about always planting three, or multiples of three?
When John Adams moved from Philadelphia to the White House, the building was still under construction and there was no sign of a garden.
At Mount Vernon, Washington created a beautiful American garden that befitted a true patriot.
Thomas Jefferson's gardens at Monticello combined the beautiful with the practical.
Our early presidents were described as nation builders, and all were passionate about plants, nature, agriculture and gardens.