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 [...]
“You must visit my friend Mary; she's a plantswoman.” I'm a fairly placid sort of chap really. I do what I do and I'm largely happy for the world around me to just happen. The word 'plantsman' or 'plantswoman', however, [...]
Ed Snodgrass is best known for the green roof plants he grows at his nursery in Maryland and his green-roof consulting around the world. After first visiting his "farm" in 2016, I declared the garden shown here the most beautiful [...]
There’s more than one way to do everything. In gardening. In life. In planting an apple tree, or peeling apples over the sink. Certainly there are rules that guide us (don’t use a dull knife), and experts that sway us [...]
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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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