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December 2, 2010

 

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Less Is More: Limiting Elements In Horticultural Design

Japanese garden design is well known for its focus on different shades and textures of foliage, with a minimal use of flowers.

November 18, 2010

 

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Healthy Soil

To improve the soil in an established garden, simply shred the leaves that accumulate from the trees in your yard and spread them over the garden beds.

October 7, 2010

 

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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.

August 28, 2008

 

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Colorful Shrubs

Now is the time to think about possible additions to the shrubs in your personal landscape.

July 17, 2008

 

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Color in Shade

Here are some perennial ideas that will add bright touches of color to your shade garden.

March 20, 2008

 

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Serviceberry Trees

The American Serviceberry is a small deciduous tree with a pleasantly round top. It truly is a tree that provides interest across all seasons.

November 9, 2006

 

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Seasonal Changes

While we mourn the dearth of flowers, new images and dimensions are revealed to us.

April 27, 2006

 

A Virginia Bluebell plant.

Virginia Bluebells

Learn about Virginia Bluebells, on this Focus on Flowers.

December 1, 2005

 

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Gardens without Flowers

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

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