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

Freckles Mexican bamboo


Looking as graphic as wallpaper or your new screensaver—and with (almost) none of the bounding habits of the species—'Freckles' is the knotweed to grow.

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David's Mountain Laurel


I never met a gardener that didn't crave more blue.  Not sure I've ever met a single one that craves more blue calyxes, but with blue you take your pleasures where you find them.

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