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GGW Plant Pick of The Month- Colocasia

– Posted in: Garden Plants

As I have addressed in previous posts, much of the attention my corporate design work (e.g. Gardens at the Bank of Springfield) receives can be attributed to my use of tropicals in the mixed border. It is unexpected to see lush tropical foliage flourishing in central Illinois. This season I have installed a truly subtropical [...]

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 [...]