Here are some interesting things said by some interesting people. Plus, my personal advice to you in January.
Lindsay was the Grande Dame of gardening in a time when ladies did not have professional careers.
Thomas Church (1902-78) was a garden designer whose style was a response to California's specific type of lifestyle and climate.
This winter I have been reading some garden writers’ words of wisdom, which now I will share with you.
Just one rose floating in a small bowl, presented with a heartfelt message, written or verbal, will be treasured.
Most of us are familiar with the old-fashioned, white mop-head blossoms of the popular hydrangea variety ‘Annabelle.’
Sometimes soil can be just slightly acid or neutral with a PH of 6 or 7 and you will get a mix of both pink and blue flowers on the same plant.
Hydrangeas are some of the most beautiful as well as durable shrubs in our gardens.
In 2019, The New York Botanical Garden mounted an exhibit honoring Brazil’s greatest landscape designer 25 years after his death: “Brazilian Modern: The Living Art of Roberto Burle Marx.”
Male hummers are extremely aggressive. They even stab each other!
David Austin was fond of saying that a rose without a fragrance is only half a rose.
I grow more iris than I used to because deer leave them alone, and I’ve discovered that there are many things I did not know about these flowers.
I have been planting more white flowers recently because I already have so many other colored flowers that bloom in my yard across the growing seasons.
If you are looking for more natives to plant in your shady spots this fall, consider our native North American foamflower.
As you think about what bulbs to add to your garden this fall, don’t forget about buying some alliums.
It is important for gardeners to know their hardiness zone.
Perennials are plants that, hopefully, return in our gardens each spring after being dormant during the winter.
Even just one flower stuck in a bottle makes me feel happy!
Plants benefit from growing in good soil, and the addition of compost is an effective way to condition it.
Common names of plants vary greatly, but officially, each plant has two Latin names.
Blue is such a calming shade and happily combines with any other color.
Thanks to many years of dedicated plant hybridizing, it is now possible to have four seasons of color in our gardens.
Evergreens that carry a garden through ice and snow are not the only candidates to create architectural form in our plantings.