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June 8, 2006

 

catmint and roses

Nepeta: Catnip

Catnip, also known as Catmint, is aptly named. Cats love it, and it is a member of the mint family. This plant's botanical name is Nepeta.

December 1, 2005

 

berries covered in snow

Gardens without Flowers

Both private and public landscapes should captivate our senses during all four seasons of the year.

September 15, 2005

 

coleus plant

Coleus

Plants go in and out of fashion, and Coleus seems to be making a fashion comeback.

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.

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