Midsummer is a hot time in the perennial garden. This is true not only of the weather, but also of […]
The first time I heard the word “bluebeard”, I thought about the old French fairy tale about a murderous nobleman […]
In spring the whole world seems to bloom, with a wide array of flowering trees and shrubs joining the parade […]
Perennial groundcovers are the workhorses of the garden—insulating the soil, smothering weeds and beautifying the landscape all at once. Given [&h...
Rudbeckias are as American as the Fourth of July. All 20-something species of this sunny-flowered genus call North America home, […]
Everything has a season and midsummer is the time for mallows. If the word “mallow” does not ring a bell, […]