Dahlias-Divas of the Garden

From July to a killing frost in October, dahlias dominate my garden with their many petaled lushly colored flowers. Except for a true blue, you can find just about every flower color in a dahlia. Sizes can vary from an enormous 12 inch dinner plate to small button pom poms. Bee magnet blooms cover my …

Longwood’s Summer of Spectacle

Two years in the making, the revamped and rebuilt 5 acre fountain display of Longwood Gardens is ready for prime time. Major new renovations that incorporate new technology have energized the old Longwood Gardens fountains into an unforgettable experience. According to Longwood Gardens website; "The culmination of the legacy and vision of Pierre S. du …

Garden Design Magazine-A Good Read

  Garden Design magazine known for its in-depth articles and awesome images has a clean and easy to read design, free of ads. Over the years, I have started and stopped my subscriptions to different gardening magazines, but I will never give up this one. I don't review many print publications, but I felt that …

Plant Lust- 8 Must Haves

Plant lust or envy is a condition with no cure or treatment. A craving or appetite for unusual plants is a well known condition in garden circles and you learn to live with it. See what is on my current list.