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March 26, 2015

 

Chartwell

Winston Churchill’s Love Of Nature

I love the informality of Churchill’s flower paintings, with simple vases containing bunches of garden blooms.

December 25, 2014

 

crocosmia

Gifts To Give

A friend gave me a gardening magazine that she purchased in Britain. It's a gift that goes on giving!

November 27, 2014

 

yarrow

Achillea Cultivars

Achillea is the botanical name for yarrow and was named after Homer’s hero of the Trojan wars--Achilles.

August 14, 2014

 

strong color

Strong Colors

Some flowers have intense sounding names to match their hues.

February 13, 2014

 

schedel gardens

Schedel Gardens

Here's an idea for a gardener's valentine gift: an I.O.U. to visit this wonderful garden next summer!

August 1, 2013

 

bleeding heart 'gold heart'

Eye-Catching Chartreuse

I have recently become besotted with chartreuse foliage, even though, or perhaps because, it is a color that I have never been able to wear.

July 4, 2013

 

luminous white blossoms

Luminous White Blossoms

Repetition of white interspersed among other colorful blossoms ties plantings together.

April 11, 2013

 

bluebell drifts

Drifts Of Color

Do you follow Gertrude Jekyll’s advice about always planting three, or multiples of three?

January 3, 2013

 

sumac

Native Sumacs

Our native sumacs have vibrant, colorful foliage in autumn, and yet they are often overlooked as shrubs for residential gardens.

July 19, 2012

 

purple and white flowers

Color Combinations

My formula when choosing plants for my garden: focus on my three favorite colors, plus or minus white.

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