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Category Archives: Ornamental Grasses
As fast as native plants’ popularity grows, so do the possibilities for creativity and exploration in the garden. But what to do if your style tends to a more structured, architectural style of garden, rather than the flowing, earthy designs … Continue reading
Maximize your hue with a view that just won’t stop Put some purple power behind your program with one of this year’s hottest hues. Traditionally suited for royalty but perfect for anyone fit to be king, shades of violet complement … Continue reading
Think that dank, dark shady spot is the cross your garden has to bear? Think again—color and shade don’t have to be exclusive. How about Hakonechloa macra ‘Aureola’? Only the second grass to be named the Perennial Plant Association’s Perennial … Continue reading
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
Time to Garden!!! from Santa Rosa Gardens on Vimeo.
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