Category Archives: John Friel

Every gardener needs a COVER STORY

Sorry, we don’t supply alibis. Covering your tracks is not our business. But groundcovers? That’s another story! Our low-growing spreaders solve problems in the garden. Sun or shade, damp or dry, there’s a cover story to fit any plot. Ceratostigma … Continue reading

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A-Bee-Cs for Pollinators

Bee-witched by pollinators? …but bee-wildered by how to help them? Not long ago, many folks saw bees as scary bugs to flee or exterminate. Now that we all know how vital pollinators are, it’s just good gardening practice to welcome … Continue reading

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Our Droughty Little Secret

The following is a public service announcement for gardeners. When selecting new varieties for your garden, you’ll often encounter the phrase “drought-resistant,” or “drought tolerant.” This descriptor is applied to numerous species, from Achillea and Agastache to Stachys. It’s accurate, … Continue reading

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GET YOUR MOVES ON!

Make the wind visible with plants that dance The gliding waltz of a gentle zephyr. The exuberant tango of a gust with gusto. Chlorophyll meets choreography! GRASSES Nothing trips the light fantastic like graceful ornamental grasses. When their partner breezes … Continue reading

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