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May 9, 2019

 

All Annuals

I recently saw a lovely bed in my neighborhood devoted entirely to annuals. It was full sun and composed predominantly of pink and blue flowers. At the back were tall cleome, commonly called spider plant.

September 27, 2018

 

Not Appetizing

These are few of my favorite deer-resistant plants.

April 12, 2018

 

Heucheras

February 1, 2018

 

Jacob's ladder.

Indestructible Natives

Native plants are well adapted to our growing conditions, and so most of them are easy to grow and need only minimal care once established.

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.”

June 29, 2017

 

Plant tags.

Reading Tags

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

January 7, 2016

 

Heuchera 'Ginger Ale'.

Luscious Foliage

Coral bells have gorgeous foliage that present endless possibilities.

August 13, 2015

 

Verbena bonariensis with Pennisetum.

Tall, Skinny, Sun-Loving Verbena Bonariensis

This plant looks a bit like a stick figure with arms and a small mop of lavender blooms on top, mimicking hair.

November 27, 2014

 

Achillea millefolium 'Paprika' cultivar.

Achillea Cultivars

Achillea is the botanical name for yarrow and was named after Homer’s hero of the Trojan wars--Achilles.

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