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June 27, 2019

 

Scent

Some people love specific plants just because of their scent.

October 25, 2018

 

Intermingling For A Softer Effect

Intermingling is similar to creating a prairie planting where the plants grow together without any defined edges or structure.

August 2, 2018

 

Prunella

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

September 21, 2017

 

Burkwood Daphne 'Carol Mackie' at the Denver Botanical Garden.

Perfumed Shrubs

If you are eager to have more perfume in your garden there are many shrubs from which you may like to choose.

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 10, 2017

 

Creeping phlox.

Curbside Color

I recently admired a beautifully planted curbside garden in full sun with a lovely color palette.

June 1, 2017

 

Salvia x sylvestris 'May Night'.

Stalwart Salvias

“How shall a man die that has sage in his garden?”

April 13, 2017

 

Bottle gentian.

Lavenders & Blues

Today we're focusing on blossoms with blue and lavender colors.

November 17, 2016

 

From left to right: Harold Nicolson, Vita Sackville-West, Rosamund Grosvenor, Lionel Sackville-West

Vita & Harold

Vita Sackville-West and her husband Nigel Nicolson bought their home, Sissinghurst, in 1930 and gradually created one of the most famous gardens of all time.

August 25, 2016

 

Opal basil looks great in a bouquet!

Contributing Partners For Flower Arrangements

A well-appointed garden needs not only flowers but also decorative foliage that is concurrently available to combine with the garden flowers in a vase.

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