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Posts tagged American

January 11, 2018

 

Native prairie habitat.

Native Prairies

Since the 1830s about 99 percent of American tall grass prairies have been destroyed.

February 12, 2015

 

The bark of the American Yellowwood.

American Yellowwood

This is an adaptable native tree with no serious disease or pest problems and a lovely branching pattern.

March 21, 2013

 

Monticello gardens.

Beautiful, Yet Practical

Thomas Jefferson's gardens at Monticello combined the beautiful with the practical.

December 24, 2009

 

Louise B. Fisher: Flower Arranger For Colonial Williamsburg

Louise B. Fisher's traditional yet creative approach was a major force in defining an American style of flower arranging.

July 24, 2008

 

New Heucheras

Try the exciting new varieties of this garden classic.

March 20, 2008

 

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.

March 29, 2007

 

Purple Flowers

Louise Beebe Wilder once said that the color purple can play a mediating role in creating color harmony in the garden.

August 10, 2006

 

Kniphofia (Red Hot Poker)

If plants are strategically placed, the gardener, like a master builder, can draw eyes towards heaven.

December 15, 2005

 

Violets

The writer, Emily Dickinson loved wild flowers, and like the Victorians, she associated violets with modesty and fidelity.

April 7, 2005

 

Celandine Poppy

The American wild flower celandine poppy grows well in shade gardens as well as in the woods.

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