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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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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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Landscape Violation #2

ISOLATED INCIDENTS OK, what’s going on here? It looks like a pow-wow. Or a landscape design put in a blender. One of this, one of that, spaced in a circle in the midst of the front lawn. Yikes. The lack … Continue reading

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Landscape Violations

Does anyone remember hanging on every word of “Glamour Don’ts” when they were teenagers? That was the column in Glamour magazine relating to transgressions in fashion laws, which can still be found at http://www.Glamour.com. as “Don’t of the Day”. For … Continue reading

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