NEW Trips to Take!

Myrtle's easy when the conditions are right.


NEW Plants to Try!

Louis tries to capture the exact words to describe the fleeting but deep pleasures to be found in these Summer-into-Autumn incredibles.


New Gardening to Do!

Allergic to bees? You can still have an exciting garden, full of flowers and color and wildlife.


A Gardening Journal

Siberian Bugloss



Flowers like forget-me-nots.  Large veiny leaves like American ginger.  And a fabulously ugly name:  Bugloss.  Yum!

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Japanese Wood Poppy


Have some shade, good soil, don't live anywhere South of Richmond, VA—or in a hot city anywhere North of it—and want a perennial that will tingle you right to your toes?  Today's your lucky day.

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