Garden Design

October Happenings and Tidbits

– Posted in: Miscellaneous
Fall grasses at chanticleer-resized

Who would have ever thought that fall would be upon us so quickly? I don't know about all of you, but my summer just sped by. For those of us living in extremely hot, dry climates, we're waiting for the first rains of the season to give some relief to our drought-ridden gardens, to bring [...]

GBDW – The Garden in Fall Wrap-Up

– Posted in: Garden Design
Muhlenbergia capillaris Calamagrostis KF Oct 22 06

With the great gardening weather in many parts of the country, it's much more tempting to be working in the garden than writing about it. But several of our dependable GBDW participants came through again for us this month, treating us to portraits and galleries of their favorite plants and combinations to add sparkle to the [...]

GBDW Time in a Garden Wrap-Up

– Posted in: Garden Design
Long Border changes 2008

  We gardeners tend to be rather critical of our own efforts, seldom satisfied with whatever progress we've made and sometimes disappointed with how our plants have performed (or rather, not performed). Taking the time to sort through old photos and put together posts that show how things have changed over time can be a great [...]