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Garden of Jenny Stocker

Rain had fallen like cats and dogs most of the morning, but the rain stopped when a bus, filled with garden bloggers, arrived at the garden of Jenny Stocker. We were so fortunate to experience her magnificent landscape without umbrellas. Jenny’s garden was one of the best examples of a landscape divided into garden rooms… Continue reading Garden of Jenny Stocker

Bulbs · Garden Musings · Perennials · Shrubs · Trees

The Garden Waits Not for Its Gardener

“Time waits for no man,” may be the well-known saying, but when I arrived home Monday evening, after five days in Austin, I thought, “The garden waits not for its gardener,” was a much more appropriate sentiment. When I opened the car door, I was enveloped in the sweet perfume of Viburnum juddii. I breathed… Continue reading The Garden Waits Not for Its Gardener

Garden Design · Garden Musings

Garden of Lucinda Hutson

Fun…funky…exuberant…wild…energetic. These are all words that could describe the garden of Lucinda Hutson, but these are just words and her garden is more about a spirit, a joy-filled, larger-than-life spirit. It is the most colorful garden I have ever seen, and it is also a very personal expression of the gardener herself. It is not… Continue reading Garden of Lucinda Hutson

Perennials

Purchasing the Best Perennials

If you haven’t already, it won’t be long until you find yourself at your favorite garden center to choose some new perennials for your garden. Whether you are prepared with list in hand (and disciplined enough to stick to it) or a fly-by-the-seat-of-your-gardening-pants sort of shopper, there are important questions to answer to be sure… Continue reading Purchasing the Best Perennials