Gary Lewis

  • Design

    Calling All Hummingbirds—and Those Who Love to Watch Them

    Who knew there was a plant for fans of the cultural phenomenon that is the Angry Birds video game and movie? While the unusual plant Cardinale™ Red red birds in…

  • Design

    Better Versions of Classic Plants

    For most people, their first attraction to plants and gardening is an appreciation of the beauty of flowers and foliage. Few hearts can remain cold to a hellebore opening on…

  • containers with perennials and succulents

    Container Designs Without Annuals

    The world of perennials has never been so diverse or so useful. New varieties offer more colorful foliage, longer bloom times, and dwarf habits that are perfect for small spaces…

  • Pacific Northwest Regional Reports

    The Best Perennials to Start from Seed – Northwest

    1. Miss Willmott’s ghost Name: Eryngium giganteum USDA Hardiness Zones: 4 to 9 Size: 2 to 3 feet tall and 1 foot wide Conditions: Full sun; well-drained soil Famous plantswoman…