18 10, 2015

FREEZE WARNING Tonight for the D.C. Area

2018-03-08T16:18:35+00:00

Take photos of your favorite plant combinations, before the frost, so you can repeat them next year. Here, we have variegated spider plants, purple heart, and sprengeri asparagus fern, all tender to frosts and freezes. Right on time, the first freeze of the season is due in the D.C. area tonight. Not all areas will see a freeze (or even a frost), but it's time to prepare, just the [...]

FREEZE WARNING Tonight for the D.C. Area 2018-03-08T16:18:35+00:00
17 06, 2012

Weeds, Mossy Paths, and Bliss

2012-06-18T23:17:15+00:00

Weeds.  Ugh.  And yet. Years ago, I went on a landscape tour to Richmond with the Landscape Designers Group to which I belong.  It was led by a designer who took us by his aunt's house.  She had the most glorious mossy pathways--thick and spongy--and I was moss-green with envy!  "I must have those paths!", I thought (vowed!).  This tour fell around the time I was first [...]

Weeds, Mossy Paths, and Bliss 2012-06-18T23:17:15+00:00