Sweet Summer Love clematis
Blue Towers baptisia
In fall, many gardens are highlighted by the fragrant “sweet autumn clematis,” which covers itself with frothy clouds of small flowers. Until now, the late-bloomer was only available in white, but growers have created a new variety, Sweet Summer Love, which blooms in cranberry-violet [...]
My shelves are full of gardening-related titles that get used rarely. But there are a select few that are always within arm’s reach.
Michael Dirr, author of the most widely used books on trees and shrubs, speaks with students at Middlebury College in Vermont during a 2009 visit to the campus.
I’ve collected hundreds of garden-rel [...]