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October 22, 2015



Flowers For Shade

It’s possible to have colorful shade gardens that have a continual sequence of bloom.

March 19, 2015


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Japanese Tree Lilac

Japanese Tree Lilac is a useful, adaptable ornamental tree.

March 12, 2015


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Carolina Silverbell Tree

Carolina Silverbells used to be hard to find and were rarely seen in home gardens, but now I'm determined to find one!

February 26, 2015


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Star Magnolia

This star magnolia is certainly a spring “star” but fades into the adjacent greenery a bit once her precocious flowers fade away.

February 19, 2015


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My Dear Magnolia Virginiana

Sweetbay Magnolia flowers have a citrusy fragrance that makes me want to sniff them whenever I am nearby.

February 5, 2015



Evergreen Trees

The texture of evergreens contribute significantly to the winter landscape.

January 22, 2015


Tall And Thin

I am dreaming this winter of tall, thin trees, ...and these need no trimming.

December 18, 2014


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Holiday Greens

Here are some tips for quick and easy and green holiday decor.

September 11, 2014


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Shady But Dry

Some of us enjoy the serenity of gardens under large shade trees, but trees suck up a lot of moisture...

October 10, 2013


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Revival Of Edith A Roberts’ Garden

In 1919, Edith A. Roberts set out to document every native plant species in Dutchess County, New York.

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