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June 21, 2018

 

Timeless Wonders

As I look at my garden, my eye goes to a few plants that I’ve had for years and feel I could not live without.

February 22, 2018

 

Rhododendron 'Capistrano'.

Shrubs For Shade

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

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.

August 3, 2017

 

Monarda, a.k.a. Bee Balm. (Can you see the hummingbird?)

Dedicated Beds

I am lucky to have a large garden space and so I have the luxury of being able to dedicate some of my beds to a single perennial species.

July 27, 2017

 

Colorful blooms.

Bloom Sequences

Most flower gardeners enjoy sequences of bloom in their beds.

July 13, 2017

 

Specimen of Thuja occidentalis 'Rheingold'.

Colorful Foliage

Foliage color can light up the landscape in all seasons of the year, not only in the fall...

November 3, 2016

 

Dig in!

Digging

Recently, I’ve been digging quite a lot of holes for bulbs, and as I plant them I fantasize about how beautifully they will bloom next spring.

September 15, 2016

 

Hydrangea paniculata 'Vanille Fraise'.

Hydrangea Heaven

Some of their names are almost as lovely as the flowers themselves!

September 8, 2016

 

Actaea (a.k.a. Cimicifuga) simplex,Atropurpurea Group. There are several purple cultivars within this group...

Fall Planting

The cool fall weather causes plants that are new to your garden to transition more comfortably...

October 2, 2014

 

Amsonia tabernaemontana.

Dogbane

In my Midwestern garden amsonia's yellow foliage (not shown in this picture) is a welcome accent in the late autumn landscape.

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