Passive solar design for homes relies on many of the same principles as for placing plants; likewise, landscaping can affect a home’s passive solar efficiency. We live in a passive
Many of of our blog readers become nostalgic as Autumn progresses. They miss the colorful fall foliage they enjoyed “Back East.” Fear not! You can enjoy brilliant fall foliage right
When homeowners plan landscapes or stroll through a garden center, they often gravitate to brightly colored flowers. And every garden needs some color, so that’s great. But flowering plants have
Seating is important in any garden. If you entertain outdoors, ample and varied garden seating helps the party be successful. Second, seating provides rest, and rest is part of garden
I said “rain lilies” in the title because I didn’t want to daunt you with the scientific name, Zephyranthes. But if gardeners wrote alphabet books, Z would be for zephyranthes!