What can I plant in this wet area?
What a spring! After the drought in 2012, who could have predicted the steady torrent of thunderstorms we’ve had so far in 2013? If you have any low-lying or poorly drained areas in your yard, you surely know about it by now. Unfortunately, rainy weather like this often proves just how tolerant (or intolerant) your […]Read more →
Everyone wants a colorful garden. But many people find it difficult to make their garden colorful year round. This can especially be a challenge in the heat of summer. Here are three things that can help you in the quest for a multi-chromatic summer landscape. Deadheading If you’re frustrated by the short bloom cycle of […]Read more →
Littleleaf Lindens and the Japanese Beetle
This time of year it’s not uncommon to see one sickly littleleaf linden in a row of robust companions. Some may conclude that it’s time to call a tree service and find a replacement. After all, anything that can defoliate a tree in one year has to be serious, right? Three littleleaf lindens in a […]Read more →
A Garden for All Seasons
Timing is everything. Or so the expression goes. In a way, it’s true. We rely on precise timing for almost everything in today’s fast paced world. However, the preeminent timekeepers of our planet were punctual long before man had ever conceived of the clock. Yes, our common garden plants have been budding, blooming, and bearing […]Read more →