A Gallery of Best Posts

Browse through this gallery selection of some of the best, most interesting posts. A way to sample everything from beginner’s info to advanced master gardening techniques, to help you discover some of the exciting gardening topics available on this site.

Grow Spectacular Clematis This Year

Grow Spectacular Clematis This Year

This is something of a guide to choosing some spectacular Clematis varieties, and tips on how to grow them well. For further, detailed information on planting or pruning them, Follow links to other pages on this site about the showy, clambering Clematis Big Beautiful...

5 Outstanding Shrubs for Small Spaces

5 Outstanding Shrubs for Small Spaces

Planning A Small Garden: Shrubs You Will Love What makes a shrub qualify as "best small shrub" for your garden? Compact dimensions, for sure, but to add that "certain something", exciting bloom or all season interest certainly factors into the equation. For those who...

Ephemerals in the Garden

Ephemerals in the Garden

Some of my flower favorites are ephemeral plants -fleeting flowers which grace a garden and then disappear into the ground, waiting until the next year. Oriental poppies, Bleeding Hearts, Virginia Bluebells, Wildflowers of all sorts are among the numbers of perennials...