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March 21, 2019

 

Wordsworth’s Garden

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

October 5, 2017

 

You can ask a variety of friends, neighbors, and experts for advice.

Getting Advice

Ask a variety of friends, neighbors, and experts about what you already have on your new property before digging it all up.

August 4, 2016

 

Carpinus caroliniana (a.k.a., American hornbeam, ironwood, musclewood).

American Hornbeam

The unusual "muscular" bark of this native tree adds visual interest to the winter landscape.

February 12, 2015

 

The bark of the American Yellowwood.

American Yellowwood

This is an adaptable native tree with no serious disease or pest problems and a lovely branching pattern.

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 9, 2013

 

The brilliant color of forsythia in bloom!

Pruning Forsythia

Some shrubs have only one season of interest and forsythia is one of them.

March 21, 2013

 

Monticello gardens.

Beautiful, Yet Practical

Thomas Jefferson's gardens at Monticello combined the beautiful with the practical.

January 3, 2013

 

Sumac tree.

Native Sumacs

Our native sumacs have vibrant, colorful foliage in autumn, and yet they are often overlooked as shrubs for residential gardens.

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