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July 4, 2013

 

luminous white blossoms

Luminous White Blossoms

Repetition of white interspersed among other colorful blossoms ties plantings together.

June 20, 2013

 

mature gardens

Mature Gardens

If you want to see a well-behaved garden, visit one that is about three years old.

April 11, 2013

 

bluebell drifts

Drifts Of Color

Do you follow Gertrude Jekyll’s advice about always planting three, or multiples of three?

March 21, 2013

 

monticello gardens

Beautiful, Yet Practical

Thomas Jefferson's gardens at Monticello combined the beautiful with the practical.

February 2, 2012

 

Modernist garden design

The Modernist Movement In Garden Design

What is known as the Modernist movement in garden design evolved during the 20th century. It is well described by Jane Brown in her book The Modern Garden.

December 1, 2011

 

Plant Standards: Trained And Standing At Attention

We sometimes see a plant with an elongated, smooth and usually skinny, trunk with a round mop of foliage at the top.

October 20, 2011

 

nursery

End Of Season Sales

The fall is a good time to plant trees and shrubs, and it is fun to cruise the aisles of stores and nurseries to see if there are good deals available.

October 6, 2011

 

Living Wall

A Living Wall

Walls of plants, both indoors and out, are trendy, though they were actually featured by the Brazilian designer Roberto Burley Marks over 100 years ago.

September 22, 2011

 

Colorful flower garden.

Pleasing Color Schemes

When we consistently plant the colors we like, it usually happens that the color scheme pleases us overall.

December 23, 2010

 

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Enclosures Can Create A Feeling Of Refuge

Pergolas provide not only walls, but also ceilings, with the possibility of plants growing between the series of horizontal beams, to create shade.

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