July 29, 2010 by
Missoula, MT - brown hill, green trees - it's summer!
I went to graduate school in Montana. Before that, I’d never been west of Georgia where the grass grows green all summer. I still vividly remember how perplexed I was, upon arriving in Missoula in August, to see that the grass on the hill behind the campus was brown.
“Aha,” I thought, “they recently had a fire, that must be it.” Read the rest of this entry →
April 20, 2010 by
One groundcover is useful, two or three together and you’re on your way to art before you even worry about other plants.
Lysimachia nummularia 'Aurea' with Saxifraga 'Primuloides' and a hosta (probably 'June')
However, mixing groundcovers is a tricky business. Read the rest of this entry →