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September 26, 2013

 

globe thistle

Textured Flowers

Sometimes we focus so much on the color of flowers that we forget about their other significant attributes.

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 4, 2013

 

luminous white blossoms

Luminous White Blossoms

Repetition of white interspersed among other colorful blossoms ties plantings together.

November 1, 2012

 

Zinnia bicolor

Intricate Patterns Offer Sense Of Order

During the busy gardening season, I spend so much time outdoors that order often eludes me inside my house.

December 22, 2011

 

spruce needles

“Focus On Foliage” In Holiday Arrangements

In December, there are varied types of evergreen foliage that can be used to contrast form, color and texture in vases and centerpieces.

November 17, 2011

 

Creating A Thanksgiving Centerpiece With Texture

The majority of items for your table centerpiece can be scrounged from the garden and yard.

October 7, 2010

 

borrowed views

Borrowed Views: Neighbors’ Gardens Frame Plantings In One’s Own

Look at your autumn garden and your borrowed views and maybe add a few echoes of your neighbor’s colorful specimens in your own plantings next spring.

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 10, 2005

 

potted begonias

Begonias as House Plants

Some house plant enthusiasts adore Begonias for the variety of their colors and texture and collect as many as they can.

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