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July 23, 2015

 

ajuga

Serendipity

A lot of the best plant combinations in my yard have occurred without my conscious intervention.

July 16, 2015

 

making mistakes

Making Mistakes

In the garden, it seems easier to remember that perfection is not the goal.

April 30, 2015

 

rose stems

Misleading Myths

As well as wonderful quotations, C. L. Fornari's handy book contains a lot of useful advice.

January 29, 2015

 

early women photographers

Early Women Garden Photographers

Early women garden photographers created a new art form in the 20th century.

December 25, 2014

 

crocosmia

Gifts To Give

A friend gave me a gardening magazine that she purchased in Britain. It's a gift that goes on giving!

January 9, 2014

 

Kipling Gardens

Quotable Quotes

“If you want to be happy for a week, take a wife. If you want to be happy all of your life, make a garden.” -Chinese proverb

October 3, 2013

 

rejuvenation

Rejuvenation: Making An Old Flower Bed Young Again

I have just finished a complete overhaul of my oldest garden bed.

August 15, 2013

 

black gamecock

Louisiana Iris ‘Black Gamecock’

Louisiana iris are easy to grow in the Midwest if you have good soil, moisture and space for them to spread.

August 8, 2013

 

red-veined sorrel, feverfew

Herbal Companions Help To Fill Out A Bouquet

Just about any herb you grow can be used as filler to increase the impact of a few garden flowers in a vase.

July 25, 2013

 

english garden

America’s Romance

Many American gardeners have tried to imitate aspects of English gardens.

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