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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


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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