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Posts tagged Catmint

January 14, 2016



Compact Catmint

I have quite a bit of catmint in my garden, but sadly I don’t have a cat...

December 10, 2015


garden bed design, unification

Accidental Unification

I have a number of plants that, when in bloom, are repeated throughout the garden...

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.

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