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August 25, 2016

 

opal basil

Contributing Partners For Flower Arrangements

A well-appointed garden needs not only flowers but also decorative foliage that is concurrently available to combine with the garden flowers in a vase.

July 28, 2016

 

Queen Anne's lace in a wildflower bouquet.

More Conditioning

Stems with multiple flower heads or flat flower umbels always need the boiling water treatment .

June 9, 2016

 

Bill Larkin's annuals

F Words

If you are designing a new garden, think about the following words: form, foliage, flowers, fruit, fragrance and focal points.

May 19, 2016

 

corydalis

Picturesque Corydalis

In my zone 5 garden, Corydalis has self-sown in a rock wall and down cracks in the side of a set of cement stairs...

May 12, 2016

 

creeping Jenny

Creeping Jenny

Never plant it where it borders a lawn; it will escape into the grass and be impossible to get rid of!

February 25, 2016

 

arum italicum

Arum Italicum

This hard-to-find arum really adds an exotic touch to my garden!

January 7, 2016

 

Coral bells

Luscious Foliage

Coral bells have gorgeous foliage that present endless possibilities.

August 20, 2015

 

curlicue sage

Durable Plants

Silver-leaved plants like Artemisia and sage are heat and drought tolerant as well as being unappetizing to deer and rabbits.

May 23, 2013

 

dill

Fillers Supplement Flowers In A Bouquet

At certain times of the year we just don’t have quite enough flowers. This is when "filler" is really important.

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.

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