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Grasses asserting themselves in my late summer garden

To work with grasses you need to know that they tend to fall into two groups: warm season and cold season grasses, plus maybe a few that don’t fit conveniently into these artificial groups. Molinia caerulea subsp. caerulea ”Poul Petersen’ … Continue reading

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The Oudolf Garden – Captivating Chaos

September is possibly the most exciting time to view a naturalistic planting scheme and where better than Piet and Anja Oudolf’s private garden in the Netherlands. In the space formerly occupied by the nursery a new office building is surrounded … Continue reading

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Naturalistic Planting Schemes for Garden Landscapes

Naturalistic is a term being used to describe a modern trend in garden planting design, but what does it mean? You would think it meant “like nature”, but none of these so-called schemes resemble anything I have ever seen in … Continue reading

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