Plants we love, hate, or just have something to say about.
Entrance to the National Bonsai and Penjing Museum in the National Arboretum in November of 2021. The National Bonsai and Penjing Museum opened in 1976 with a gift of 53 [...]
So let's be more careful about labeling plants our grandparents grew as old-fashioned because, let's face it, Rick Danko was way the hell cooler than Taylor Swift and your grandmother was way the hell cooler than you. In fact, there's no possible way that the world's coolest millennial, or GenXer, or GenYer, or BroodXer, or whatever is even half as cool as the least cool person at Woodstock. If you exclude all the members of Sha Na Na. So don't give me no shit about Zinnias being old-fashioned. You should be so lucky to be that kind of old-fashioned.
Nonnative shrubs I've grown and loved. Recently, our English partner in GardenRanting - Anne Wareham - commented (on this post), "It would be useful for someone from the [...]
I’m not opposed to a great Summer Romance. Temperate gardeners who have acted upon one of the many blatant hints I have dropped this season and picked up a copy [...]
Over the years, I have found that putting words into other people's mouths can be a lot of fun. And it can get one into big trouble. But I've never [...]