Butterfly and Bee Magnet, Joe Pye Weed

If you want to grow the ultimate flower buffet for butterflies and bees, try Joe Pye Weed.¬† When there isn't much else blooming, Joe Pye will surprise you with fuzzy pink umbels of flowers that flying insects clearly relish. I planted only one plant of the great late summer bloomer, Eupatorium dubium, 'Little Joe', which …

Taking Root: Delaware Botanic Garden’s Progress Report

    Visiting the Delaware Botanic Garden in year two, one year later than my original visit, was an eye opener in the¬†evolution of a major public garden. Even working as a landscape designer/installer, I was surprised at the great strides the difference of a year makes. For my first year post, go to DBG-From …

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 …