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Winter Flowering and Fabulous

  This is a must have in the garden for me –  an early flowering witch hazel: Hamamelis x intermedia ‘Jelena’. It is considered by many to be one of the best cultivars to result from crossing Hamamelis mollis, a Chinese cultivar and H. japonica, a Japanese cultivar. Attributes … Continue reading

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PLANTS ON MY WISHLIST 2013: Rosa glauca

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Pairing Plants, Site and Piece

Sculpture and the garden is a natural combination, one that offers almost endless possibilities.  Ideally sited, the background with its tone and texture and the quality of its light and shadow become an actual part of the composition of the … Continue reading

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January “to do” list:

1. Develop a garden plan. 2. Make a list of the plants you lack but would like to own. 3. Try to learn something of the origin, history and habits of your special favorites. It will make it a lot … Continue reading

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Page Dickey at NYBG

A fortunate group of New York Botanical Garden alumnae and other landscape professionals got to hear Page Dickey lecture yesterday in an intimate venue at the school. The title of the lecture was “The Runaway, Overgrown Garden”. Something we’re all familiar … Continue reading

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Can Painting Play a Role When Creating a Garden?

Can Painting Play a Role When Creating a Garden?       In The Artful Garden, James Van Sweden writes about utilizing a “broader aesthetic world” and the inspiration of fine art when designing a landscape. He specifically references the gorgeous … Continue reading

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