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July 20, 2017

 

White hydrangea.

Moonlight Garden

White gardens are tranquil and calming and reward their owners with their soothing ambience.

November 17, 2016

 

From left to right: Harold Nicolson, Vita Sackville-West, Rosamund Grosvenor, Lionel Sackville-West

Vita & Harold

Vita Sackville-West and her husband Nigel Nicolson bought their home, Sissinghurst, in 1930 and gradually created one of the most famous gardens of all time.

May 26, 2016

 

Seen on spray bottle, seen them all…

A Grave Mistake

...Realization dawned that I had, in my haste, picked up the wrong spray bottle!

August 14, 2014

 

Strong color: green metallic bee on red geum.

Strong Colors

Some flowers have intense sounding names to match their hues.

September 26, 2013

 

Globe thistle.

Textured Flowers

Sometimes we focus so much on the color of flowers that we forget about their other significant attributes.

July 4, 2013

 

Moonflowers in bloom.

Luminous White Blossoms

Repetition of white interspersed among other colorful blossoms ties plantings together.

July 19, 2012

 

Purple and white flowers.

Color Combinations

My formula when choosing plants for my garden: focus on my three favorite colors, plus or minus white.

September 11, 2008

 

Autumn Textures

In Autumn, not only do the colors in the garden seem richer and more mellow, but textures also assume a more dominant role in plantings.

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