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Posts tagged foliage

February 21, 2019

 

Beguiling Begonias

Begonias are beloved because of their textured, colorful foliage, as well as their pretty flowers.

September 13, 2018

 

Cohesion: Avoiding A Mish-Mashed Look In Your Garden

When one has lots of different plants, it doesn’t always contribute to harmony and cohesion in a garden…

August 2, 2018

 

Prunella

Prunella is a member of the mint family, so that tells us immediately that it is a vigorous, spreading plant.

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.

May 31, 2018

 

Low Growers

Low growers are like the glue in garden beds, holding things together and making the garden look cohesive.

September 7, 2017

 

Astilbe japonica 'Queen of Holland'.

Low Maintenance

Astilbes with varying bloom times can be used to create a lovely, low-maintenance shaded bed.

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 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...

October 6, 2016

 

American beautyberry in Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Arkansas.

American Beautyberry

Callicarpa americana makes a good hedge on the outskirts of a garden, as well as excellent ornamental focal points in borders.

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