7 Design Tips for Shady Gardens

7 Design Tips for Shady Gardens

Some gardeners never spend a minute thinking about design. Others (like me) can spend a year finding the perfect spot for a rock. The person who created the garden shown above, definitely thought a lot about design. If youRead More

Love Alliums? See How a Garden Designer Puts Them to Work

Love Alliums? See How a Garden Designer Puts Them to Work

Alliums are a great way to add color and excitement to your early summer flower garden. These big-blooming perennials are incredibly easy to grow, yet many people are unsure about how to integrate them into aRead More

Making an Impact With Border Dahlias

Making an Impact With Border Dahlias

The only way to really understand a plant is to grow it yourself. So in our business, we wind up growing a lot of plants. We have a large trial garden behind ourRead More

Bloom Time Chart for Spring and Summer Bulbs

Bloom Time Chart for Spring and Summer Bulbs

Flower bulbs are an easy way to boost the amount of color in your yard and garden. By choosing bulbs that flower at different times during the growing season, you can be sure to alwaysRead More

How to Plan for a More Colorful Flower Garden

How to Plan for a More Colorful Flower Garden

  Like most flowers gardens, yours probably looks its best in June. That’s peak bloom time for classics like peonies, bearded iris, Asiatic lilies, clematis, campanulas, baptisia and delphiniums. As summer progresses, we all struggle to maintainRead More

Inspiration for Your Spring Garden: Tulips Go Casual

Inspiration for Your Spring Garden: Tulips Go Casual

There’s no better place to see spring flower bulbs than Holland’s Keukenhof gardens. For eight weeks every year,  you can feast your eyes on 80 acres of garden beds packedRead More

Want More Bees in Your Garden? Plant More Flowers!

Want More Bees in Your Garden? Plant More Flowers!

Next week is National Pollinator Week, so it’s a great time to think about making your garden more bee-friendly. What’s the single best thing you can do? Plant more flowers!Read More

7 Ways to Make Your Shade Garden Shine

7 Ways to Make Your Shade Garden Shine

If your yard is shadier than you’d like, you may feel a bit jealous of gardeners with lots of sun. But shade offers some unique design opportunities. Here are aRead More