50 Natives : Arkansas : Ilex verticillata (winterberry)

The berries get me every time. Little bright red beacons that draw me closer. Winterberry, loaded with bright red berries…

Tis The Season….For Forced Bulbs

Tis The Season….For Forced Bulbs

To be planning your spring display (that is if you are in the northern hemisphere). I know this picture circulated…

50 Natives : Colorado : Aquilegia caerulea (Colorado Columbine)

I swear, the fact that Colorado is the second in our list is pure happenstance. I asked my 5 year…

50 Natives : Massachusetts : Trillium erectum (wakerobin, purple trillium)

I first discovered Trilliums at the famous Lime Walk of Sissinghurst Castle Garden in Kent England. There, they were stunningly…

50 Natives: the beginning

Native, Natives, Natives…everyone is talking about using natives. What is a native? To try and state simply, it’s a plant…

Forgiving the Rhododenron

Relocating to New England from England about four years ago seemed, at the time, (and often still does) like the…

Landscape Design Ideas & Plants for Color Trends 2008 – Brown Exudes Luxury

Landscape Design Ideas & Plants for Color Trends 2008 – Brown Exudes Luxury

Trend #6 -Brown exudes luxury Brown as a feature in the landscape? Doesn’t that have a negative connotation (dead leaves,…

Landscape Design Ideas & Plants for Color Trends 2008

Landscape Design Ideas & Plants for Color Trends 2008

Zara inspired me to take a look around and see what we could offer in the spirit of the 2008…

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