Plants

geranium maderense
Posted by rodney eason |

Call it an obsession if you will, but I am continually searching for the biggest and boldest plants that will wow our guests when they...

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fritillaria
Posted by rodney eason |

After a winter that we will be talking about for winters to come along the East Coast, everyone is delighted more than ever to see...

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Posted by rochelle greayer |

My strawberries hate my strawberry tower. They literally run from it. Last year in my book writing garden absence, I let them run as they...

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Posted by rochelle greayer |

I'm filling this vacation week with activities that I can simultaneously call productive (for me) and entertaining for my little people (it is spring break,...

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Posted by rodney eason |

Last summer was a bit depressing because I believe I saw one monarch butterfly. As the summer wore on, everyone started noticing that the monarchs...

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Posted by rochelle greayer |

As a designer I am not immune to creative dry spells - but the key to maintaining a steady stream of ideas is to know...

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Posted by rodney eason |

This weekend was something we have been waiting on for a while. After a pipe broke in our ceiling in January, we have been living...

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Posted by rodney eason |

If you live along the east coast of the United States and especially in New England, you are probably ready for spring. As I type,...

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lavender vs catmint for the perfect pruple edge www.pithandvigor.com
Posted by rochelle greayer |

Whether you have visited the south of France or just seen pictures you know how seductive those mounded purple rows of lavender can be.  But...

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Posted by erin lang |

I found this really sweet bean tunnel over the winter and I've been dying to make one of my own ever since! April from Wahsega Valley...

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Posted by rodney eason |

I am deep in the throes of a design maelstrom. New planting designs are flying at me from every direction like the tornado in the...

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Posted by rodney eason |

This summer at Coastal Maine Botanical Garden, we are focusing our educational programming on pollinators. We have some fun and vivacious plants scheduled for the...

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Posted by rodney eason |

There are two songs that I have been playing over and over this winter. One is by Andy Grammer and the other is by Ben...

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Daphne-x-transatlantica by william cullina
Posted by rodney eason |

I bet if you were to make a list of the Latin plant names that were easy to remember, Daphne would be up near the...

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Posted by rodney eason |

Our family just got back from a week and a half vacation down south. We drove from Maine to Raleigh and then on to Atlanta....

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Posted by rodney eason |

Yes, I am opening this week's blog with a line from that famous 80's hit by Men at Work. He just smiled and gave me...

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Posted by rodney eason |

Last week, one of our staff, Will, called me in to show a new plant he had found. As I was first entering his office,...

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Posted by rodney eason |

Our horticulture team at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens is working on a new vertical wall idea for the summer of 2014. Today, we were brainstorming...

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winter knot garden of snow via www.pithandvigor.com
Posted by rodney eason |

Just the other day, I was wondering how long have I been contributing to Studio G? I am thankful that Rochelle has given me the...

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Dasylirion
Posted by rodney eason |

I trust that you had a wonderful Thanksgiving. We loaded up our car Tuesday night and departed Maine for North Carolina at 4 am on...

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Posted by rodney eason |

That is literally what the Latin name Nipponanthemum nipponicum translates to in English. I would like to imagine that the botanists who named this plant has...

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