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January 25, 2018

 

Bumble Bee covered with pollen.

Pollinator Plants

This year, I’m going to buy more plants that provide food and shelter for pollinators.

December 7, 2017

 

Allium ‘Globemaster’.

Flowering Onions

The Allium genus is a large one...

November 30, 2017

 

Narcissus ‘Cheerfulness’.

Scented & Double Daffodils

As I look for late season bargains, I look for daffodil bulbs that bloom late and are scented as well as double.

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.

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.”

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...

July 6, 2017

 

Columnar apple trees.

Columnar Beauties

Gardeners with small plots can enjoy growing modern trees that have been especially bred to be narrow.

June 29, 2017

 

Plant tags.

Reading Tags

Before we purchase new plants for our gardens, we should always read the plant tags carefully.

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