Plants we love, hate, or just have something to say about.
I'm all about the vines since I've started training them to give me screening and privacy (see before and after in this video). But I hadn't included clematis in the [...]
You’ll prize the rarity of bloom. Look forward to seedlings from those that drop dead. You’ll have fewer seizures in a garden with less variegated plants. And you’ll take pride in living long enough to enjoy the slow grower that has finally achieved some size.
These chairs I painted last fall just HAPPEN to match the azaleas behind them. Believe me, I didn't even consider the azaleas when I chose the paint color. [...]
From the GardenRant archives, this post was originally published in December of 2008. By Allan Armitage I wrote this a number of years ago after I discovered gardeners, even students, [...]