Tag Archives: nandina

Illustrated Guide to Shrubs on Super-Sale

We don’t call this a “blow-out” sale for nothing – the prices are irresistible, especially if, like me, you’re a big fan of shrubs for low-maintneance, high-mpact gardens.  I just wish I had the …

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Drought-Tolerant Shrubs and Woody Groundcovers

Tired of watering?  Aren’t we all!  So it’s a good time to consider plants that need little to no supplemental watering – once they’re established.  (And what does  “once established” mean?  That …

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Joseph’s Favorites for Color in November

by Susan Harris
I stopped by to talk to Joseph Panossian, Homestead’s shrubs and trees manager, to pick his brain about great-performing plants for fall (using the old “It’s for the blog” …

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This Gardener got Design Help – but only for the Shrubs

by Gardening Coach Susan Harris

Readers, observe the foundation plantings in the Calvert County garden of writer Robin Ripley – they illustrate a clever and focused use of professional help in the …

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For Garden Blogger Bloom Day: Roses, Berries and a bit of Fall Foliage

by Susan Harris

On the 15th of every month, over 150 garden bloggers from around the world take part in a fun event - posting photos of what’s blooming in their garden.   Garden Blogger Bloom …

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