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Posts tagged garden design

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 21, 2019

 

Wordsworth’s Garden

“True taste has an eye for both weeds and garden flowers.”

March 14, 2019

 

Not By Design

Sometimes plants have minds of their own.

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.”

February 14, 2019

 

In My Dreams

During the winter when I can’t actually garden outdoors, I plan many garden improvements and most of them include buying new plants.

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…

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 24, 2017

 

The High Line in NYC: Geranium maculatum, Dodecatheon media, Tiarella cordifolia, Oxalis violacea, and Heuchera villosa 'Autumn Bride'.

Intermingling Plants

I read recently about a new gardening craze that is called “Intermingling Plants.”

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