white garden

Design a white garden

Judith Adam

Be it day or night, sunlight or moonlight, white plants will add a wondrous effect to your garden. Two designs for a white garden in part shade or sun.

EnduraScape purple verbena (Photo from Ball Horticulture)

Plant picks: New for 2015

Beckie Fox

More plant picks for 2015 from nurseries, plant breeders and wholesalers, and seed companies.

Clematis Marie-Boisselot (Photo by Brendan Zwelling)

Making more clematis supports

Judith Adam

The clematis vines are extending new stems and leafy tendrils that need an anchoring perch. It's time to be inventive with clematis supports.

Ivy geranium Caliente Hot Coral (Photo by Brendan Zwelling)

Plants struggling with the heat

Judith Adam

Plants are struggling to stand in the heat and wind. Watering suggestions. Caliente Hot Coral ivy geraniums show surprising heat resilience

Double Play Artist, a short spirea introduced by Proven Winners, displays cheerful fall foliage. (Photo by Brendan Zwelling)

New spirea: the last colourful plant

Judith Adam

The leaves fell from most every plant this week, with the exception of a new spirea that surprised me with ...