Posts tagged drought

April 18, 2013

 

watering

Watering Tips

Newly situated plants need more frequent watering than established plants.

December 27, 2012

 

red chokeberry.

Red Chokeberry

Our native Aronia arbutifolia with the common name of red chokeberry is a shrub that offers four seasons of interest in our gardens.

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.

November 4, 2010

 

next summer flower bed-crop

To Be Remedied Next Summer

In the fall when I look at my garden, and possibly when you look at yours, there are so many things that seem to need a remedy next summer.

September 30, 2010

 

crepe myrtle

“Survivor Plants” Remain Elegant Even In Hot, Dry Weather

Natives with long tap roots like the bright orange butterfly weed are completely unfazed by the heat, as are shrubs like crepe myrtle and caryopteris.

October 23, 2008

 

the Zapping Bindweed

Zapping Bindweed

Having trouble with bindweed taking over your gardens? Moya explains the best way to get rid of them, on this Focus on Flowers.

May 15, 2008

 

A field of Poppies.

Poppies

Helen of Troy calmed witnesses of the horrors of the Trojan War with a drink made of wine and opium. Learn more about poppies on this Focus on Flowers.

August 20, 2004

 

yellow sedum

Sedum

Hot dry weather is a challenge for gardeners, who long for plants that don’t wilt in high summer.

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