This late 16th-century English plantsman is regarded as one of the first significant and probably the most influential of early English garden designers.
I have a number of plants that, when in bloom, are repeated throughout the garden...
It’s possible to have colorful shade gardens that have a continual sequence of bloom.
Narrow shrubs are referred to as columnar in shape, and they are ideal for a small garden.
Sometimes we focus so much on the color of flowers that we forget about their other significant attributes.
Summer bulbs are labor intensive, as they have to be dug and stored each fall; however, they add immeasurably to the diversity of the summer garden.
I have recently become besotted with chartreuse foliage, even though, or perhaps because, it is a color that I have never been able to wear.
Repetition of white interspersed among other colorful blossoms ties plantings together.
If you want to see a well-behaved garden, visit one that is about three years old.
Do you follow Gertrude Jekyll’s advice about always planting three, or multiples of three?