Big Garden, Small Space: Part 1
Today we’re visiting the garden of Eric Sternfels. I garden in Northwest Philadelphia in a backyard shade garden that is 18 feet wide by 150 feet deep. With only some…
Hardwood Cuttings Made Easy
Did you ever love a plant so much that you wished you could make more of it? I feel that way about Japanese snowball bush (Viburnum plicatum f. plicatum, USDA…
Improved Varieties of Old Favorites
Ever notice how often popular plants prove to be problem children? Almost every gardener I know grows at least one troublesome plant—like phlox, for example, even if it means a…
Regional Picks: Alternatives to Invasives – Northwest
Invasive - Butterfly Bush (Buddleia davidii and cvs.) 1. Meyer Lilac Name: Syringa meyeri USDA Hardiness Zones: 4 to 7 Size: 6 feet tall and wide Conditions: Full…
What Time of Year Should I Prune My Roses?
Gardeners always wonder when is the best time to prune roses. Here is an easy answer for you that has nothing to do with the calendar.