Louis Raymond experiments in his own gardens like

a mad scientist, searching out plants that most people have

never seen before & figuring out how to make them perform.- The Boston Globe

…Louis Raymond ensures that trees can grow in Brooklyn…

or just about any other place where concrete consumes

the dirt and skyscrapers shield the sunshine.- USA Today


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.


Plant Profiles

Gold-leaved Hops


There's only one way to have this remarkable leaf growing in front of this euonymus bush:  By planting Gold-leaved Hops.  Gulp.

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Silver Cloud redbud


Oh, oh:  Foliage can be too colorful by half.  The gold-leaved forsythia in the background was supposed to be a great partner for the pale leaves of the variegated redbud in the foreground.

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