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Posts tagged garden design

May 18, 2017

 

mulch

Benefits Of Mulch

Mulch helps plants remain healthier and hardier by insulating and reducing weeds.

May 11, 2017

 

hanging baskets

Hanging Baskets

When buying plants for hanging baskets remind yourself of the old saying: one should include “a thriller, a filler, and a spiller.”

November 17, 2016

 

Vita and Harold

Vita & Harold

Vita Sackville-West and her husband Nigel Nicolson bought their home, Sissinghurst, in 1930 and gradually created one of the most famous gardens of all time.

November 10, 2016

 

garden border

Beds & Borders

Most flower gardeners have either beds or borders or both.

September 15, 2016

 

Hydrangea paniculata

Hydrangea Heaven

Some of their names are almost as lovely as the flowers themselves!

September 8, 2016

 

cimicifuga simplex

Fall Planting

The cool fall weather causes plants that are new to your garden to transition more comfortably...

June 9, 2016

 

Bill Larkin's annuals

F Words

If you are designing a new garden, think about the following words: form, foliage, flowers, fruit, fragrance and focal points.

April 7, 2016

 

hyacinths

Garden Hyacinth

One of the many pleasures of springtime is smelling the perfume of hyacinths...

February 4, 2016

 

hydrangea in winter.

Winter Musings

As we await winter's end, here are some thoughtful quotes to help get us through the cold, dark season.

January 28, 2016

 

Tradescant the younger

John Tradescant The Younger

A plantsman like his father, this younger Tradescant collected many plants from North America and introduced them into English gardens.

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