Fallscaping: Book Review

– Posted in: Book reviews, Design

Inspiring Ideas and Photos Take the Autumn Garden to the Next Level I'd read several books by Piet Oudolf and by Wolfgang Oehme, but I never really "got" the fall garden until I read Fallscaping, by Nancy Ondra and Stephanie Cohen. Somehow those two American women made gardening in the fall accessible to me in [...]

Favorite Plant Combinations: June

– Posted in: Miscellaneous

Griffith Buck rose 'Wanderin' Wind' with catmintYikes! The last day of June! So many things I wanted to share with you, and the month just flew by. If I want to share my favorite plant combinations of June while it is still June, I'd better get started. This is the same rose I mentioned in [...]

Favorite Plant Combinations: May

– Posted in: Design

This looked spectacular earlier in May, but the narcissus were already done by the time Gardeners Bloom Day came around. Those orange-cup daffodils were blooming at my neighbor's, between her house and the brook, but too far away from the house to be noticed. I marked them and dug them up and got half for [...]