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June 6, 2019

 

Coleus Enhances Everything!

I love coleus for their showy colorful leaves…

November 15, 2018

 

Preparing For Winter

I make my potpourri using the rose petals and flower heads that I cut off while deadheading all summer.

May 18, 2017

 

Mulch.

Benefits Of Mulch

Mulch helps plants remain healthier and hardier by insulating and reducing weeds.

October 27, 2016

 

Bird on a twig in autumn.

Autumn Poetry

George Eliot wrote, “Delicious autumn! …And if I were a bird, I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns.”

October 20, 2016

 

“How beautifully leaves grow old. How full of light and color are their last days.” – John Burrows

October

“Even if something is left undone, everyone must take time to sit still and watch the leaves turn.”

November 20, 2014

 

The color scheme chosen should echo the traditional hues of the autumnal season.

Thanksgiving Flowers and Leaves

For flower lovers, a Thanksgiving table is not complete without some blooms.

September 11, 2014

 

Shade plants under a tree at the Genevieve Green Gardens at the Ewing Cultural Center, Bloomington, Illinois.

Shady But Dry

Some of us enjoy the serenity of gardens under large shade trees, but trees suck up a lot of moisture...

November 18, 2010

 

Healthy Soil

To improve the soil in an established garden, simply shred the leaves that accumulate from the trees in your yard and spread them over the garden beds.

January 31, 2008

 

The Tulip Tree (Or Yellow Poplar, Depending On the Season)

Trees are our oldest living organism; they have been on our earth for about 370 million years. One of the most beautiful varieties is the Tulip Tree.

November 9, 2006

 

Seasonal Changes

While we mourn the dearth of flowers, new images and dimensions are revealed to us.

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