Somehow when I think of a creed I think of ethical, perhaps ecological, sustainable beliefs, responsibilities and ideas. However, I think the creed below is much closer to reality for many of us!
Archive for June, 2010
Ok, so I do have a love affair with upright and uptight plants. In smaller gardens, air space needs some volume – so let’s go up. Let’s compare three similar plants today that grow tall and skinny.
I started out using Ilex crenata “Sky Pencil”. This is a Japanese Holly that looks good when you first buy it but it just can’t hack winters. It starts to lose inner branches and look flea-bitten. Out with you. (more…)
Come enjoy two of Christie’s gardens on the tour this week-end.
See How Our Gardens Grow
A tour of eight Roslindale gardens Saturday, June 12, 2010
11 AM to 4 PM Tickets: $15 before June 6, $20 week of event. (more…)
The definition of an invasive plant has changed through the years: many of our common ornamental plants, trees and shrubs which we have loved for decades have been declared invasive since they are choking out or can choke out our native species. (Click image to view full size) (more…)