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September 1, 2016

 

taking stock

Taking Stock

September is an excellent time to walk around your garden and take stock.

August 11, 2016

 

Clivia

Clivias: Easy-Care House Plants

These herbaceous evergreen plants flower best if pot bound.

February 4, 2016

 

hydrangea in winter.

Winter Musings

As we await winter's end, here are some thoughtful quotes to help get us through the cold, dark season.

February 5, 2015

 

evergreen

Evergreen Trees

The texture of evergreens contribute significantly to the winter landscape.

January 15, 2015

 

rhodos curling

Dropping And Curling Of Broad-Leaved Evergreens

“My ‘rhodos’ are doing a good job of protecting themselves from photoinhibition.”

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.

October 20, 2011

 

nursery

End Of Season Sales

The fall is a good time to plant trees and shrubs, and it is fun to cruise the aisles of stores and nurseries to see if there are good deals available.

October 13, 2011

 

Winterberry

The Deciduous Holly Called Winterberry

Fall is a good time to plant new shrubs that will improve the winter landscape. Some shrub genera include both evergreen and deciduous species.

October 28, 2010

 

tender tropicals-cropped

Tender Tropicals

All tropical plants must be kept from freezing and stored in a state of dormancy. Lack of warmth inhibits growth, which is why cool temperatures are best.

January 14, 2010

 

a potted plant surrounded by white and pink jasmine vines.

The Varieties of Jasmine

Jasmine's latin name, "jasmine polyanthum", meaning "many flowers", is telling of this plant's variety. This vine is known for its fragrance and its history.

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