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April 11, 2019

 

Perennial Gardens

A perennial is a flowering plant that lives for three or more years.

April 4, 2019

 

Long-Term Residents

Perennial beds need to be well dug initially to loosen the soil and then amended with compost or other organic material.

March 7, 2019

 

A Granddaughter’s Memories

Vita Sackville-West’s granddaughter Juliet Nicolson says that her grandmother’s “presence still fills the garden.”

February 28, 2019

 

Vita And Harold’s Garden

Vita Sackville-West’s planting philosophy : “Cram, cram, cram, every chink and cranny.”

April 12, 2018

 

Heucheras

January 18, 2018

 

Rocky Mountain blazing star, (Liatris ligulistylis).

Liatris Is A Monarch Magnet

Liatris attracts lots of those lovely Monarch butterflies into our gardens.

November 10, 2016

 

Garden border at Panshanger, a country estate in Hertfordshire, England.

Beds & Borders

Most flower gardeners have either beds or borders or both.

June 16, 2016

 

Vertical Accents: Create Exclamation Points In A Border

There are many mounding plants, but they need to be interspersed in a garden with some vertical accents.

August 7, 2014

 

Lespedeza thunbergii.

A Lacy, Graceful Shrub: Bush Clover

Use this shrub as a focal point or in a shrub border to create fall interest.

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