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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” ).

July 24, 2008

 

Dolce Creme Brulee Heucheras

New Heucheras

Try the exciting new varieties of this garden classic.

May 8, 2008

 

Deer

Discouraging Bambi

Deer will eat any plant if they are hungry enough. However, like us, they find some foods more appetizing than others.

April 3, 2008

 

The tip of an asparagus fern.

Spring Greens

"April prepares her green traffic light and the world thinks GO." - Christopher Morley

September 27, 2007

 

hyssop flower and butterfly

Hyssop

Sage and lavender are used extensively in perennial borders but there is another, hyssop, that deserves more attention than it currently receives.

August 16, 2007

 

yellow oxeye daisies with dark center

August Gold

Many August bloomers are majestic erect plants that match the color of the sun and luxuriate in its heat.

August 2, 2007

 

cimicifugas flower

Cimicifugas

At this time of the year the graceful cimicifugas point their spires of tiny white flowers towards the sky.

May 3, 2007

 

Dragon Wing Pink Begonia

Dragon Wing Begonias

As gardeners plan their annual plantings this spring, many are excited about a hybrid begonia know as "Dragon Wing Begonia." Learn more...

January 25, 2007

 

a winter floral arrangement.

Winter Floral Arrangements: The “Facing” Arrangement

With only a few flowers we can craft attractive winter floral arrangements by combining them with different kinds of foliage.

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