One Must Have Bulbs

One Must Have Bulbs

The cool breezes of fall waft through the windows, a welcome treat after the heat and humidity of summer.  There is a theory that these breezes bring the odor of the pine forests of Canada rather than the dust and swamps of the hot southlands.  The jet stream is...
Garden Design for Small Spaces

Garden Design for Small Spaces

You don’t have to have a chateau in France and 6 gardeners to have a special garden. You just need a little space, and a little imagination to create a whole new area in your yard. That’s the attraction of the gardens at Disneyland, fantasy and fun in...
Continuous Bloom of Perennials

Continuous Bloom of Perennials

The fashionable revival of perennials started a few years, so everyone had to have them. At a lecture I recently gave everyone grew them. Sophisticated gardeners all, they were competitive, snobbish and tried to outdo each other. They too had an unshared dirty little...