Since the 1830s about 99 percent of American tall grass prairies have been destroyed.
This is an adaptable native tree with no serious disease or pest problems and a lovely branching pattern.
Thomas Jefferson's gardens at Monticello combined the beautiful with the practical.
Louise B. Fisher's traditional yet creative approach was a major force in defining an American style of flower arranging.
The American Serviceberry is a small deciduous tree with a pleasantly round top. It truly is a tree that provides interest across all seasons.
Louise Beebe Wilder once said that the color purple can play a mediating role in creating color harmony in the garden.
If plants are strategically placed, the gardener, like a master builder, can draw eyes towards heaven.
The writer, Emily Dickinson loved wild flowers, and like the Victorians, she associated violets with modesty and fidelity.
The American wild flower celandine poppy grows well in shade gardens as well as in the woods.