Nice information from Hoffman Nursery on the pairing of bulbs and spring ornamental grasses. As usual good info from John and his staff. Chicago Botanical Garden http://hoffmannursery.com/blog/article/landscape-journal-creating-spring-garden-interest
Deer Resistance, is there Hope?
American Nurseryman chimes in on deer resistant plants. It’s not like we haven’t seen a list very similar to this before-we have, but that doesn’t mean we can’t run the list again, and again. Why, well people forget, or lose that list, or link to that list. Personally I have had a lot of experience… Continue reading Deer Resistance, is there Hope?
Panicum virgatum ‘Northwind’ 2014 Plant of the Year™
Panicum virgatum ‘Northwind’ 2014 Plant of the Year™ All right: let me just say straight off that I found this story on John Hoffman’s Facebook page, went to the link, read the story, and then just lifted the whole darn thing to my blog-thanks John!!! I’ve known John for a very long time, a long… Continue reading Panicum virgatum ‘Northwind’ 2014 Plant of the Year™
Why I Like Piet Oudolf
From a article in today’s NY Times(Sally McGrane) . . . the last line: “You accept death. You don’t take the plants out, because they still look good. And brown is also a color.” Exactly, I agree 100%. Design the landscape for 4 seasons, not for the month the landscape looks the best, or for… Continue reading Why I Like Piet Oudolf