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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



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



Native Sumacs

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

December 22, 2011


spruce needles

“Focus On Foliage” In Holiday Arrangements

In December, there are varied types of evergreen foliage that can be used to contrast form, color and texture in vases and centerpieces.

May 5, 2011


cornells combos-edit

Cornell’s Combinations: Camouflaging Spring Bulb Foliage

Unless the foliage of other perennials grows up to mask the bulb foliage as it decays, the garden looks a mess.

July 15, 2010



Stalwarts In The Garden: Hardy Hellebores

Although their early spring blooms are especially treasured, hellebores are stalwarts in the garden during all seasons.

May 21, 2009


A bright yellow Coreopsis.

Foliage Contributions: Perennials In Garden Design

Learn how the foliage of perennials contribute to the overall design of your garden.

September 18, 2008


Yellow aconite

Fall-Blooming Aconites

Learn about the Fall-Blooming Aconite on this Focus on Flowers.

August 28, 2008


white blossoms of serviceberry shrub

Colorful Shrubs

Now is the time to think about possible additions to the shrubs in your personal landscape.

August 14, 2008


Lusty Lilyturf

<br />Liriope muscari has grassy foliage and spikes of blue or white flowers in the heat of late summer. It is especially accommodating as an edging or groundcover and there are some varieties with handsome variegated leaves (eg ‘Silvery Sunproof” ).

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