Creating Spaces for a busy young couple An super sized yard can be a new gardener’s dream. At the beginning though it can seem a nightmare. This is the case for my nephew Vince and his wife Danielle. Their home has a large backyard with the added challenge of a barren hillside. The fix? Break […]
2017 has been a year of such deep darkness. With no energy and no light to find my way out, my garden suffered much neglect. And like my internal world, the garden now has more empty shadows. The fencing on the south side has created a line that has stunted most of the plants used […]
Low Groundcovers Creeping Jenny Evergreen Blue Juniper Junierpus horizontalis ‘Wiltonii’ (Blue Rug Juniper) Thyme Shade Plant – Sweet Woodruf Medium Groundcovers Hardy Plumbago spreads 24 – 36″
I am left with so little time these days its hard to keep up with watering new plants nevermind documenting their introduction! But what would a plant list be if their incomplete Additions: Hakone Grass Lady Fern Sedum Sunsparkler Cornus Canadensis (bunchberry) Arborvitae North Pole Rasberry Anne Fall bearing Rasberry Joan J Fall bearing Rasberry […]
In March 2017 we visited a most inspiring Garden, the Keukenhof Garden near Haarlem Netherlands. It is one of those places you would want to 2 plan your trip around. It’s only open from late March until late May. But wow what a sight. They must plant millions of bulbs. Lucky for me my husband […]
Is your garden all fence and no flair? Create depth and interest with these tricks.