• Design

    Flowering Grasses: Uncommon Varieties

    When it comes to ornamental grasses and their flowers, also known as inflorescences, it’s the subtle things that add up. Sure, they don’t have the in-your-face flower power of a…

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    Regional Picks: Plant Wish List – Northwest

        1. Sunflare™ Japanese Forest Grass Name: Hakonechloa macra SunFlare™ Usda Hardiness Zones: 5 to 9 Size: 12 to 15 inches tall and 2 feet wide Conditions: Partial shade;…

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    Regional Picks: Plants for Dry Shade – Midwest

    Sweet Cicely Name: Myrrhis odorata USDA Hardiness Zones: 3 to 7 Size: Up to 5 feet tall and 6 feet wide Conditions: Partial shade; moist, fertile, well-drained soil I’m always…

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    Garden Makeover: From Blank Slate to Cozy Space

    Cherry and Raymond Ong knew that it would be impossible to re-create the lush tropics of their native Philippines at their home in British Columbia. But they also knew that…

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    Regional Picks: Color in the Shade – California

    California   ‘Little Heath’ andromeda (Pieris japonica ‘Little Heath’) USDA Hardiness Zones: 5 to 9 Size: 3 to 4 feet tall and wide Conditions: Partial shade; moist, acidic, well-drained soil…

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    Concentrate on Contrast

    Imagine driving through miles of farmland or desert, where hour after boring hour the landscape never changes. If you’re like most of us, you’d tune out pretty quickly. That’s because…