Perennial Bias

I’m a plant collector and I like all kinds of plants-but I must admit to favoritism  towards perennials. The perennial garden has its roots in England around the turn of the century. In the 1800’s, ornamental gardens used mostly annuals for bloom-these were called bedding plants. Of course, these had …

Analyzing Autumn

Have you been admiring local fall landscapes that are starting to flaunt their foliage? “Fine Gardening” has a terrific layout and some great articles in the current issue. Gorgeous gardens in the fall don’t just happen. I have some suggestions that will help you create an autumn garden that gives …