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Garden Mentors

– Posted in: Miscellaneous

I've had a series of mentors throughout my life. So, when I became a keen gardener, I instinctively searched for some. My two garden mentors, Chris Woods and Jock Christie, have had a profound effect on my development as a gardener. How did I go about meeting these extremely talented individuals and how did their mentoring help me as a [...]

Addendum to ‘Deeper Into Orange’

– Posted in: Garden Design

Steve's recent post, Deeper Into Orange, did a magnificent job of showing how to use the color orange in the garden to create certain moods and bring some punch and 'exoticism' to a planting scheme, especially in the summer months. His article motivated me to browse through some of my photos to see where orange had been used to create an [...]