Ask a Designer: What’s a Good Ground Cover for Shade? by Susan Harris

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Ask a Designer: What’s a Good Ground Cover for Shade? by Susan Harris,23 Apr 2017 in gardening

Epimedium x versicolor ‘Sulphureum’ with Narcissus ‘Thalia’-imp. When a local Yahoo group was asked for ground cover recommendations for shade,



Permaculture and NoTill Gardening,23 Apr 2017 in gardening

Permaculture is a system of ecological design that strives to emulate natural ecosystems so that our gardens and farms become



I Aspire to Buffalo-Style Gardening by Susan Harris,23 Apr 2017 in gardening

Elizabeth’s recent post about the new term “Buffalo-style gardening” got me thinking. The style is said to be characterized by gardening not



Videographer Teams up with Horticulturist Neighbor by Susan Harris,22 Apr 2017 in gardening

Connecticut-based videographer Patrick Volk emailed me recently, having discovered my blog posts about videos. It seems that this son of



Raised Bed Gardening,22 Apr 2017 in gardening

Small plots can work where large gardens are not practical. Here is how to create a raised bed garden.



Ask a Designer: Favorite Shrubs by Susan Harris,22 Apr 2017 in gardening

Cotinus ‘Royal Robe.’ Photo by Barbara Katz. For my first Ask a Designer post the question targeted groundcovers. This time it’s



Roses without Chemicals, After Knock Outs by Susan Harris,22 Apr 2017 in gardening

Peter Kukielski speaking at Behnke Nurseries. Meet Peter Kukielski, former curator of the Peggy Rockefeller Rose Garden at the New York Botanic Garden, who



A to Z Of TV Gardening (bbc),21 Apr 2017 in gardening

The Wrong Way to Teach Eco-Friendly Gardening by Susan Harris,21 Apr 2017 in gardening

I recently attended a “Green Yards and Gardens” talk in my town. The intern giving the talk was more knowledgeable



Organic Terrace Gardening,21 Apr 2017 in gardening

I have developed this terrace garden using kitchen green waste and recycling other waste like plastic bottles, discarded bamboo sticks,