Tropicanna® cannas from Tesselaar Plants are an easy care option for a variety of landscape uses. Whether you are a landscape pro or a weekend warrior in the garden these cannas provide an exotic touch to any landscaping project.
Along with the arrival of spring comes tons of rose promotions. It’s easy to be tempted by gorgeous advertisements, beautiful plant display photos and catalog images. But before making your rose purchase, it’s important to take a number of things into consideration. 1) What is your climate like? Although most roses perform in a variety […]
Back in the day – when drought was a new concept to many gardeners – our lawns were a given. It was as if the very definition of a garden included a lawn by default. In those golden times, a minority of gardeners in extremely dry locations may have had creative landscapes without a lawn, […]
Is your garden suffering from overall dullness? Do you envy your neighbor’s luscious landscape? Would you like to add a bit of bravura to your beds? If so, here are a 5 simple tips to help spice up your garden, patio or landscape. 1. Dazzle with Contrasting Colors Colors from opposite sides of the […]
This season spring seems to be running a little later than normal in Melbourne, Australia and, like many gardeners, I am impatient to see it arrive and for a burst of color to explode in the garden. Fortunately, the colder-than-normal start to spring has allowed me to enjoy extended blossom times on the flowering […]
Generally my posts are how-to in nature but with the gardens in full bloom, I decided to share some photos and a bit of history. These gardens have been a work in progress for 10+ years. Originally this was all a farm and typical of Vermont, the land is still filled with rocks and the […]