A lot of the best plant combinations in my yard have occurred without my conscious intervention.
Like a little black dress, some plants are classics and never go out of style.
Just about any herb you grow can be used as filler to increase the impact of a few garden flowers in a vase.
What is there not to like about a pretty, serviceable and deer-resistant plant that endures hot, dry conditions?
Your summer and fall gardens will reflect your April efforts. This is our time to move things while they are still small.
As I look at my fall garden, I am reminded of the plants that persist year after year regardless of both neglect and challenging weather conditions.
Think now about opportunities to layer more plants in your own landscape next year.
Like people, plants have more than one formal name: the genus name, the species name, often a cultivar name, as well as a common name. Learn more...
Catnip, also known as Catmint, is aptly named. Cats love it, and it is a member of the mint family. This plant's botanical name is Nepeta.