Annuals · Container Gardening · Houseplants · Tropicals · Uncategorized

TPIE – A Tropical Paradise

What gardener wouldn’t love a tropical paradise in January? None I know. I have wanted to experience the Tropical Plant International Expo (TPIE) produced by the Florida Nursery, Growers and Landscape Association (FNGLA) for many years, but other events or commitments on or near the same dates prevented me from attending. This year I made… Continue reading TPIE – A Tropical Paradise

Birds in the Garden · Shrubs · Uncategorized

Viburnum ‘Blue Muffin’ is a four-season beauty!

When I purchased a Blue Muffin viburnum several years ago, the sign at the garden center promised a shrub growing three to five feet tall and three to four feet wide. This was just the size I thought I needed to fit between two peony bushes on the west side of the deck off our… Continue reading Viburnum ‘Blue Muffin’ is a four-season beauty!