Category: Garden Design

A Sedum for All Seasons –  Angelina

A Sedum for All Seasons – Angelina

  January at Longwood  Gardens Lets start with the fact that I am a lazy gardener. So when I find a perennial that is easy to care for, grows well in containers, and...

Hypertufa Class

Hypertufa Class

 PA GARDEN EXPO –  Farm Show Complex Harrisburg PA     Making Hypertufa Containers  Sunday February 26  – 12 Noon   at the DIY Demo stage.  While you are checking out the landscapes and great...

Heuchera's in Your Garden

Heuchera's in Your Garden

I  remember seeing Coral Bells   growing in my grandmothers garden.   They had ordinary green  leaves  with  small pink flowers floating on tiny stems.  Then in my first garden I planted Heuchera Palace Purple, a...

The Layered Garden

The Layered Garden

On a rainy afternoon this spring, I had the opportunity to visit the garden of David Culp.  David  and his partner Michael are the owners of a magnificent garden called  Brandywine Cottage,  located near Downingtown PA. ...

Chanticleer Garden, Wayne PA

Chanticleer Garden, Wayne PA

Each year I try to visit Chanticleer Gardens in Wayne Pennsylvania. Chanticleer Garden I truly feel,  is a magical place to visit. You could visit  several times in one year and always see something new and...

Visiting Beautiful Gardens

Visiting Beautiful Gardens

  I  enjoy visiting gardens. Going to a public or private garden,  is a great excuse to spend the day outside.  I like to look for new  ideas for my own garden design  but  often it is just a great way to relax and enjoy someones elses’ hard...

Concrete Containers for Plants or Fruit

Concrete Containers for Plants or Fruit

 Making plant containers and garden art has been a passion of mine for years. I have crafted a variety of hypertufa and concrete containers for use indoors and in the landscape. Some examples  of those  ...

Sucessful Succulent Gardening

Sucessful Succulent Gardening

    Succulents seem to be the new big plant trend. They are brightly colored, easy to grow, and very forgiving plants — why not!  Visit any greenhouse or big box store, and you will find a large display of succulents in a variety of shapes, sizes and colors.  ...