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Fall Front Porch Decorating

I don’t relish the end of summer, but I do enjoy giving the front of my home its fall makeover. As you can see, plants in my summer containers were textbook examples of overachievers, nearly blocking entry to the front door. She could barely get a glimpse of guests from behind the flowers and foliage… Continue reading Fall Front Porch Decorating

Annuals · Container Gardening · Garden Musings

Planting Pink & Purple in a Season of Orange

The colors most often used in fall containers mimic the seasonal hues found in nature – brilliant yellows, glowing oranges, and rich reds. I like these colors just fine and appreciate them in the flamboyant leaves of trees and shrubs in the landscape, but what’s a gardener to do when she loves pink and purple?… Continue reading Planting Pink & Purple in a Season of Orange