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Posts tagged Catmint

November 5, 2015


carpeting plants

Carpeting Plants

The denser the "plant carpet," the better suppression of weeds it will provide.

September 3, 2015


Russian sage

Plant Partners

Bright accents will make any blue/grey background plantings pop!

July 23, 2015




A lot of the best plant combinations in my yard have occurred without my conscious intervention.

November 13, 2014



Classic Plants

Like a little black dress, some plants are classics and never go out of style.

August 8, 2013


red-veined sorrel, feverfew

Herbal Companions Help To Fill Out A Bouquet

Just about any herb you grow can be used as filler to increase the impact of a few garden flowers in a vase.

June 28, 2012



Resilient Catmint

What is there not to like about a pretty, serviceable and deer-resistant plant that endures hot, dry conditions?

April 5, 2012


pink cranesbill geranium

It’s Time To Divide And Move Perennials

Your summer and fall gardens will reflect your April efforts. This is our time to move things while they are still small.

November 3, 2011


cat in catmint

Tried And True Plants

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.

October 8, 2009


A pond surrounded by a Japanese garden elaborately textured with various plants, flowers, trees and shrubs.

Layering Plants And Adding Texture To A Landscape

Think now about opportunities to layer more plants in your own landscape next year.

May 29, 2008


'Silver Carpet' Lamb's Ears

Common Names

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...

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