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