WHEN IS THE BEST TIME TO PRUNE?

WHEN IS THE BEST TIME TO PRUNE?

The most important pruning is the removal of dead, diseased or damage tissue. The secondary reason for pruning a tree is cultural and aesthetic.

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GARDEN QUOTES

GARDEN QUOTES

As winter approaches, gardeners seek out seed catalogs, dream of next year's garden and wax poetic. What are your favorite garden quotes?  

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10 GARDENING TIPS TO FIGHT GLOBAL WARMING

10 GARDENING TIPS TO FIGHT GLOBAL WARMING

Garden design ideas for your small garden or landscape. When garden planning, these are effective tips for the climate-friendly gardener.

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GARDENING IN A CHANGING CLIMATE

GARDENING IN A CHANGING CLIMATE

When gardening as climate change occurs, is it practical for a garden designer to select a plant that needs additional maintenance to survive successfully?

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WALLED GARDENS

WALLED GARDENS

The Isabella Stewart Gardener Museum has two unique gardens boundaries created years apart. Each is a brilliantly executed walled, enclosed space.

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BROWNSTONE GARDEN DESIGN

BROWNSTONE GARDEN DESIGN

Part of my practice in NYC is designing and installing Brooklyn brownstone gardens.  Here are a few ideas for small garden design.

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5 BEST PERENNIALS FOR FALL

5 BEST PERENNIALS FOR FALL

What are some of the favorite fall perennials for garden designers?  Here are a few landscape ideas that are best for fall gardens.

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GENIUS LOCI

GENIUS LOCI

Alexander Pope said ‘‘all gardening is landscape-painting.’’ He laid the widely agreed principles of landscape architecture and design. 

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ALLERGY FREE GARDENING

ALLERGY FREE GARDENING

In the 1940’s the USDA recommend growing separate sexed trees from cuttings, budding or grafting with only male wood. They caused a health epidemic.

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DREAMING OF GARDENS

DREAMING OF GARDENS

In gardening like baseball, with spring comes a new planting season and hope springs eternal. What should you plant?

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