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August Lilies

August Lilies by Elisabeth Ginsburg   When people think of hostas, they imagine mounds of lush green or variegated leaves […]

Border Carnations

Border Carnations

  Carnations (Dianthus caryophyllus and hybrids), with their ragged, “pinked” edges, lovely colors and long vase life, are staples of [&helli...

Garden Perennials that Gently Self Sow

Garden Perennials that Gently Self Sow

Some perennials persist in the garden not only as over-wintering plants, but also via self-sown seedlings. With their penchant for […]

Simply Beautiful Stewartia

Simply Beautiful Stewartia

In spring, when everything bursts into flower, the world is full of trees in bloom.  But springtime is also the […]

The Most Fragrant Garden Roses

The Most Fragrant Garden Roses

New roses are being bred with intoxicating fragrance once more, bringing a winning marriage of old-fashioned fragrance and new-rose vigor. […]

Spring Snowdrops and Snowflakes

Spring Snowdrops and Snowflakes

Ah, the first snowdrop of spring. Or is it a spring snowflake? Both are early-blooming bulbs that bear nodding, white, […]