Try to plant shrubs to provide a succession of bloom from spring into fall.
Grey, silver plants soften the landscape if used wisely.
This hard working plant was a mainstay in our grandparents' gardens.
Taking care of houseplants in winter is a delicate endeavor. Beware of drafts, too-high or too-low temperatures and arid, winter air.
Beatrix Farrand was a great American landscape designer. Two of her most famous gardens are found at Princeton and Yale Universities.
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.
At the approach of the holiday season, early American colonists decorated their homes with greenery in the English tradition.
Hot dry weather is a challenge for gardeners, who long for plants that don’t wilt in high summer.