It’s the time of year when we all long for a little green. What better place than Ireland? Our slideshow takes you there.
Powerscourt Gardens Slideshow
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Take a slideshow tour through the garden of Vicki Nowicki, one of the 2009 Garden Crusaders. Her garden is in Downer’s Grove, IL
Vicki (right) and I in her garden.
This past August, I had the great pleasure of spending a whole day with one of this year’s Garden Crusader award winners: Vicki Nowicki. It was exciting to v [...]
Photo Contest winners offer inspiration to winter-weary gardeners.
Himalayan blue poppy by Ann S. of Southworth, WA: “I took it with a Nikon D50, a digital SLR. The shady location, and the often gloomy weather we have here, seems to work well for shooting plants.” Take a look at the full-size photo or See more photos from the [...]
We hope you enjoy this slideshow tour of the English gardens of the Bressingham family. Adrian Bloom has developed dozens of superior perennials, many of which have a horticultural heritage in North America and made them available through the family nursery, Blooms of Bressingham.
One lifetime isn’t long enough to c [...]
During the summer months, we like to keep a fresh bouquet of flowers in our reception area. I cut this bouquet from one of our two cutting gardens and just plunked it into a vase. No flower-arranging skills required!
The appeal of a cutting garden is abundance: having lots of flowers so you don’t miss the ones you cut, and having enough [...]
A recycling trailer at the Missouri Botanical Garden, part of a pot- recycling program that uses collection trailers that can be pulled behind a pickup truck. Photo: Steve Cline
About a dozen garden shops in the St. Louis area participate in the program as satellite recycling centers, where customers can sort and drop off their plastic pots. [...]
Who are these lucky people who win contests? Meet three who won prizes in the Great Gardener’s Giveaway:
First prize: Fran Blank, of New London, OH, won the Gardener’s Supply Cart, along with a $100 gift card. “I always enter contests but never win. I am thrilled! This is the icing on the cake for my spring garden [...]
Vermont garden is a nonstop flower show.
The entrance to the manor house at Great Dixter is always flanked by terrific potted plants.
The entrance to Sue’s is a bit different, but a grand entrance, nonetheless.
Last summer, Sue’s display featured Gartenmeister Bonstedt fuchsia, many different coleus varieties, some re [...]