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July 13, 2017

 

colorful foliage

Colorful Foliage

Foliage color can light up the landscape in all seasons of the year, not only in the fall...

July 6, 2017

 

columnar beauties

Columnar Beauties

Gardeners with small plots can enjoy growing modern trees that have been especially bred to be narrow.

June 29, 2017

 

tags

Reading Tags

Before we purchase new plants for our gardens, we should always read the plant tags carefully.

June 22, 2017

 

shrubs

Good Investments

Shrubs are long-lived inhabitants that help create the architecture of our gardens.

May 4, 2017

 

hardiness zones

Hardiness Zones

Although we sometimes ignore hardiness maps, they really do provide information that is crucial to the success of our plants.

September 1, 2016

 

taking stock

Taking Stock

September is an excellent time to walk around your garden and take stock.

June 23, 2016

 

a man raking leaves under a tree

Maintenance

Keeping a garden presentable across all seasons of the year requires an eagle eye, and considerable commitment of time and energy.

December 3, 2015

 

combinations of colors

Combinations

Color combinations can make plant neighbors “pop” and show us that more of the one thing is not always better.

September 17, 2015

 

September planting

September Planting

Now is the perfect time to walk around your yard and find spaces that need more color or interest at this time of the year.

September 10, 2015

 

dying plant

False Economy

Late last fall I bought a lot of perennials at the end of October, and not one of them came back this past spring.

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