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August 25, 2005

 

caryopteris flower

Caryopteris

Try to plant shrubs to provide a succession of bloom from spring into fall.

August 18, 2005

 

russian sage in garden

Perovskia (Russian Sage)

Grey, silver plants soften the landscape if used wisely.

June 2, 2005

 

coral bells flowers

Coral Bells

This hard working plant was a mainstay in our grandparents' gardens.

April 14, 2005

 

An Ajuga plant.

Ajuga

Learn about Ajuga on this, Focus on Flowers.

February 24, 2005

 

a flowered Christmas Cactus

Caring For House Plants In Winter

Taking care of houseplants in winter is a delicate endeavor. Beware of drafts, too-high or too-low temperatures and arid, winter air.

January 14, 2005

 

A photo of the gardens at Prospect House at Princeton University.

Beatrix Farrand

Beatrix Farrand was a great American landscape designer. Two of her most famous gardens are found at Princeton and Yale Universities.

January 7, 2005

 

a picture of the Strode House at Barrington Court in England.

Gertrude Jekyll

Chances are you have come across the name Gertrude Jekyll in books on flowers. She has influenced gardeners for generations, on both sides of the Atlantic.

December 17, 2004

 

holly and ivy illustration

Holly and Ivy

At the approach of the holiday season, early American colonists decorated their homes with greenery in the English tradition.

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.

May 21, 2004

 

The bleeding heart.

Bleeding Heart

Learn about the bleeding heart, on this Focus on Flowers.

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