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August 14, 2014

 

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Strong Colors

Some flowers have intense sounding names to match their hues.

February 13, 2014

 

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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

 

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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

 

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Luminous White Blossoms

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

April 11, 2013

 

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Drifts Of Color

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

January 3, 2013

 

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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

 

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Color Combinations

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

December 2, 2010

 

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Less Is More: Limiting Elements In Horticultural Design

Japanese garden design is well known for its focus on different shades and textures of foliage, with a minimal use of flowers.

November 25, 2010

 

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Annual Sweet-Peas Smell So Good In The Poem “A Child’s Vision”

Lilac and lavender, roses and annual sweet-peas have distinctive and memorable scents.

November 12, 2009

 

A Thanksgiving Centerpiece with pumpkins, squash, cranberries, and cinnamon.

Thanksgiving Decor With Fruit, Foliage And (Of Course!) Flowers

I feel compelled to remember our foremothers during Thanksgiving who have been busy preparing bountiful as well as beautiful Thanksgiving tables.

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