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December 1, 2005

 

berries covered in snow

Gardens without Flowers

Both private and public landscapes should captivate our senses during all four seasons of the year.

August 25, 2005

 

caryopteris flower

Caryopteris

Try to plant shrubs to provide a succession of bloom from spring into fall.

July 14, 2005

 

bees and globe thistle in garden

Globe Thistle

It contrasts well with other colors and flower shapes, never needs staking, is untroubled by pests and deer avoid it.

March 24, 2005

 

scilla flower

Scilla

The tiny scilla is one of these rewarding yet undemanding fellows.

January 28, 2005

 

A black and white photo of Donnell Gardens in Sonoma County, California.

Thomas Church

Thomas Dolliver Church created a modern landscape design esthetic that is seen all over California.

November 5, 2004

 

wilted cone flower

Garden Clean-up

And so we snip away with our shears - cutting off what is now brown and dreary - but musing about the flowers of summer.

July 23, 2004

 

a girl smelling lavender in garden

Fragrance in the Garden

The scents of summer can surround us if we grow plants like these, strategically placed in our garden.

June 18, 2004

 

purple foxglove

Foxglove

The name "foxglove" seems to have evolved from "folk's glove." There was an ancient superstition that if you picked a foxglove you would offend the "fairies."

June 4, 2004

 

lady's mantle flowers

Lady’s Mantle

If you like to arrange flowers from your garden, you will enjoy growing alchemilla, commonly known as "lady's mantle."

April 23, 2004

 

purple creeping phlox

Creeping Phlox

If you yearn for a carpet of color on a bank or sloping area of your garden, plant some phlox subulate.

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