Posts tagged hostas

August 1, 2013

 

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Eye-Catching Chartreuse

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.

July 15, 2010

 

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Stalwarts In The Garden: Hardy Hellebores

Although their early spring blooms are especially treasured, hellebores are stalwarts in the garden during all seasons.

October 8, 2009

 

A pond surrounded by a Japanese garden elaborately textured with various plants, flowers, trees and shrubs.

Layering Plants And Adding Texture To A Landscape

Think now about opportunities to layer more plants in your own landscape next year.

May 21, 2009

 

A bright yellow Coreopsis.

Foliage Contributions: Perennials In Garden Design

Learn how the foliage of perennials contribute to the overall design of your garden.

March 26, 2009

 

a photo of Bob Dylan with his guitar and Allen Ginsberg.

Flower Power

While bulbs provide a lot of flower power in Spring, it is best to accompany them with herbaceous perennials that will outlast bulb foliage.

May 31, 2007

 

tiarella in shade

Tiarella: Foamflowers

Many white flowers bloom in May, but the tiarella is one of the only ones to bloom so prettily in the shade.

July 13, 2006

 

yellow desdemona in shade

Ligularia

Sometimes there are wet spots in a garden that need permanent plantings to convert a liability into an asset.

April 21, 2005

 

forget me nots

Brunnera: Forget-Me-Nots

According to legend, after creation, God gave a name to each plant. When he thought he was finished he heard a little voice say, "What about me?"

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