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Top 13 Perennials For 2013

– Posted in: Garden Design, Perennials

I've experimented with several dozen perennials over the years. But there are certain ones that I return to ~ time and again. They are star performers, easy to grow, hardy, can handle a wide range of soils, and moisture. Each of them adds a unique element to any garden. They are classics. The genii listed [...]

Time for The CHOP

– Posted in: Garden Design, Perennials

Written by Noel Kingsbury We're delighted to have Noel contributing to GGW.  Alot of you are most likely familiar with his name. He has written several books; I have more than a few of them on my bookshelf. As well as being a prolific writer, Noel is a lecturer on plants and gardens. He has been in the [...]

How My Thoughts On Gardening Have Changed

– Posted in: Garden Musings
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When I started my garden on a bare piece of ground twenty plus years ago, I never could have imagined that it would develop into what it is now: intensely planted multi-tiered layers of garden rooms housed on a steeply sloping one half acre property. This garden of mine has gone through several transformations, as [...]