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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 22, 2018

 

Rhododendron 'Capistrano'.

Shrubs For Shade

The catalogs have arrived in the mail, so we are all thinking about what to order...

October 19, 2017

 

Tall evergreens provide an effective screen in this yard.

Screening With Shrubs

Shrubs are useful for many functions and an important one is screening.

December 24, 2015

 

Different shades of poinsettia red.

Holiday Red

A single bloom cut from a poinsettia plant, with a short stem in a low vase, is also a space saving and inexpensive decoration for the holiday dinner table.

May 14, 2015

 

Hellebores.

Deer-Proof Hellebores

Common names for these wonderful plants are Christmas rose or Lenten rose, depending on the species and time of bloom.

February 19, 2015

 

Flowers on a Sweetbay Magnolia tree. (Magnolia virginiana)

My Dear Magnolia Virginiana

Sweetbay Magnolia flowers have a citrusy fragrance that makes me want to sniff them whenever I am nearby.

February 5, 2015

 

Winter landscape.

Evergreen Trees

The texture of evergreens contribute significantly to the winter landscape.

December 18, 2014

 

Arborvitae cones. Look around your yard for a variety of beautiful evergreen colors and textures!

Holiday Greens

Here are some tips for quick and easy and green holiday decor.

June 5, 2014

 

Japanese Holly (Ilex crenata 'Sky Pencil'), photographed at the Chanticleer Garden in Pennsylvania.

Living Columns

Narrow shrubs are referred to as columnar in shape, and they are ideal for a small garden.

May 29, 2014

 

English ivy.

English Ivy

Many people think that English ivy (Hedera helix) is romantic.

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