Posts tagged American

March 21, 2013

 

monticello gardens

Beautiful, Yet Practical

Thomas Jefferson's gardens at Monticello combined the beautiful with the practical.

December 24, 2009

 

a Christmas wreath adorned with fruit, flowers and pinecones on a red door.

Louise B. Fisher: Flower Arranger For Colonial Williamsburg

Louise B. Fisher's traditional yet creative approach was a major force in defining an American style of flower arranging.

July 24, 2008

 

Dolce Creme Brulee Heucheras

New Heucheras

Try the exciting new varieties of this garden classic.

March 20, 2008

 

a branch of white flowers from a serviceberry tree.

Serviceberry Trees

The American Serviceberry is a small deciduous tree with a pleasantly round top. It truly is a tree that provides interest across all seasons.

March 29, 2007

 

purple flower

Purple Flowers

Louise Beebe Wilder once said that the color purple can play a mediating role in creating color harmony in the garden.

August 10, 2006

 

kniphofia flower and blue sky

Kniphofia (Red Hot Poker)

If plants are strategically placed, the gardener, like a master builder, can draw eyes towards heaven.

December 15, 2005

 

purple violet

Violets

The writer, Emily Dickinson loved wild flowers, and like the Victorians, she associated violets with modesty and fidelity.

April 7, 2005

 

celadine poppy flower

Celandine Poppy

The American wild flower celandine poppy grows well in shade gardens as well as in the woods.

December 17, 2004

 

holly and ivy illustration

Holly and Ivy

At the approach of the holiday season, early American colonists decorated their homes with greenery in the English tradition.

November 19, 2004

 

cranberries

Cranberries

As Thanksgiving approaches and traditional family dinners are being planned, many of us will be buying cranberries.

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