In this issue our primary focus is on perennial gardens – beautiful perennial gardens.
But, of course, no one sets out to create an unbeautiful garden. For thousands of years gardens have been about beauty.
Yes, they were also about utility.
Ask many skilled gardeners to name their favorite plant, and what do they reply? “The one that’s in bloom right now.”
One fine morning this summer I looked out the second-floor window of my study and discovered a 1-foot tall tomato plant ...
Last summer, I had the pleasure of strolling through Cantigny Park in Wheaton, where the floral displays are always spectacular.
I’m often asked, “How do you do it, Mike … year after year?” That’s the wrong question. The right question is “Why do you do it,
It’s great to be traditional, but sometimes we’d like to do a variation on the familiar theme