Entrance garden includes Hesperaloe parviflora, the pink flower seen here. It's a favorite of hummingbirds. I'm back with another Ed Snodgrass story, this one about a tour of the remarkable landscape at the State Department's training facility in [...]
I’ve been trying to get my head round Eupatoriums, which I see (and ignore) have become Eutrochium. Well, some of them have. Some have become something else. Some might be Ageratina. Ask Ben. There are at least three which I [...]
I wanted to write a garden story with a dozen pictures of pulchritude, but it felt somehow dishonest. Dragging hoses around for weeks has worn me out. At least the North Mercer County Water Department had the courtesy, kindness, [...]
What does a great September garden look like? I received multiple, resoundingly convincing answers to that question last weekend. You might call them definitive. The annual garden bloggers/grammers/tubers get-together was held in the Philadelphia area September 21-24. It’s known simply [...]
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Nandina 'Burgundy Wine' along the front of my house - in January. Other evergreens are Osmanthus 'Goshiki' and Carex 'Ice Dance'. I recently welcomed visitors to my townhouse garden, happily at first, until I was [...]
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