http://www.filoli.org/explore-filoli/the-garden/ Filoli 30 miles south of San Fransisco
I love the idea of signature plants. They are plants that occur throughout a garden, giving a characteristic look, and they are a great way to endow a garden with a strong sense of place. Apparently the repetition of a signature plant or group can lend a reassuring familiarity to a garden, so as people… Continue reading signature planting
Our light rail line from the southern burbs to Downtown is a dreary scene for most of its expanse. Built along an existing rail line through an industrial corridor long long in the tooth, the only greenery found is the errant tumble weed or small oasis of rail station trees. I long for the calming… Continue reading Guerrila gardening in Denver?
Colorado is often pictured as a snow covered winter wonderland. Although our mountains may have snow from October to May, the Front Range often sees extended cold and dry conditions. Here dry means a drab grey landscape in a sea of brown grass. To beat the blahs, look to these bright beauties for a winter… Continue reading Add Color into Winter Gardens
If I keep my wisteria, I will need this advice… http://www.finegardening.com/how-to/articles/pruning-wisteria.aspx