It may seem odd to talk about plants for dry areas when much of Texas has been inundated this spring by rains of near biblical proportions. But climate conditions continue to change — at the beginning of June, areas of the West experienced ongoing abnormally dry to exceptional drought intensities, and much of the Northeast…Read more
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"Brothers, what we do in life... echoes in eternity. " - Russell Crowe, as Maximus, in the film Gladiator Elysium. In Greek and Roman literature, this was home in the afterlife. Paradise. Nicholas Staddon teaches how to live in Paradise. Here. Now. Nicholas Staddon honed his brand of ode- to- garden -joy in his lifetime of travels…Read more
"What a desolate place would be a world without a flower! It would be a face without a smile, a feast without a welcome. Are not flowers the stars of the earth, and are not our stars the flowers of the heaven. " ~A. J. Balfour Anthony Tesselaar is his name. Easy care roses are…Read more
The Drought has been officially declared for some time now. Water restrictions are the “new normal”, and as more and more gardens take on that punched look, morale and enthusiasm for landscaping is waning. But if you look at what’s been happening in the land of drought – the Land Down Under – you’ll see…Read more
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