The Gardener's Apprentice

July 17, 2017
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Landscaped by Others

The great American garden writer, Elizabeth Lawrence, famously said, “No one gardens alone.”  The truth of those words shows in my garden every day.  Ninety percent of the landscape and tending falls to me; the rest is done by others.  … Continue reading

August 16, 2012
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Hosta ‘Fragrant Bouquet’

Hostas are so reliable, easy to grow and useful that they have become ubiquitous.  If they weren’t beloved by slugs and deer, they would probably be the most popular plants in the world. I use them in my garden, but … Continue reading