Category Archives: Garden

Whatever the zone, a gardener is always looking at plants!

While away from the white landscape of Cape Cod, Massachusetts and enjoying the greenery and warmth of central Florida, I am a gardener, always growing my knowledge. Amazingly to me, the front desk at the hotel could not immediately answer … Continue reading

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With a little patience, You Can Grow That

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Being one to take advantage of nature’s opportunities, I especially like it when I find self-seeded treasures.  Just under this beautiful coral bark maple, about ten years ago, I discovered a “baby”, and after getting the homeowner’s “ok” with my … Continue reading

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Plant a splash of color today!

This Heather’s bright color was just the right splash for this dullish area.  Calluna vulgaris.  There were only two available for sale so I couldn’t plant a “group”. But these will get to be 28 inches tall and wide at … Continue reading

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Wow–You can Grow That–learning about neat stuff!

While working in a new client’s garden today, I came across a very unusual plant.  I believe it is from a bulb.  The prior owner of this property was a plant enthusiast.  The new owners appreciate their gardens—but–well—you know–it is … Continue reading

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Unexpected fall beauty

This hardy begonia is a new plant this year. Its’ seedpods are quite charming!

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This New Guinea impatien was a winner

Often as I shop for plants I come across a specimen that is just too pretty to pass up.  That was the case this spring while “looking around” for various clients. Linda likes pink so when I saw this striped … Continue reading

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YCGT—a late summer bouquet

In late August and early September, many people look at their gardens and see a sea of green.  Boring!!!!!   And why?  Because they haven’t planted those awesome annuals that are bursting with color right now.  And those perennials that are fall favorites?   … Continue reading

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