An overly shaded yard that's just 18 feet wide by 150 feet long is now a dream garden. 
The Spring Blooms celebration features over 250,000 tulips in bloom!
Monticello hosts a talk with landscape architect Thomas Woltz on April 28th.

 

The Weekly Notebook

Aug
22
07:47am
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Links We Love, 8/22/12 Another robotic gardening tool, Ellsworth Kelly, an iPhone docking station planter, and more in today’s Links We Love! Read More »
Aug
21
09:59am
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All Dressed Up: Outdoor Furniture A new outdoor aesthetic emerges at the Milan Furniture Fair. Read More »
Aug
17
06:27am
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Botanic Notables: Gardening on Mars Researchers at the European Space Agency are testing a sustainable garden that could be implemented on Mars.  Read More »
Related Topics: Green | Red | botanic notables | garden | lunar | mars | recycle | science | space
Aug
16
09:49am
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David Austin's Garden Roses The British rose breeder David Austin has been breeding old-rose plants since 1961. These gorgeous and profusely petaled flowers had fallen out of fashion as cut flowers because of their short vase life, but in 2004, David Austin introduced eight varieties of old-fashioned roses that will last as cut flowers for a week to ten days. We take a look at the history of breeding these very romanitc flowers. Read More »
Aug
16
07:25am
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Art & Botany: Nils-Udo's Land Art Bavarian artist Nils-Udo is known for his site-specific installations built in situ with local, natural materials—leaves, berries, hay, bamboo, flowers. His signature form is the Nest, which he has installed in locations around the world. Read More »
Aug
15
12:26pm
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How to Grow Picture-Perfect Petunias Ever wondered how to grow petunias that will be the envy of your neighborhood or garden club? Here are 10 tips from Wave Petunias to help you grow perfect petunias: Read More »
Aug
15
11:19am
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Links We Love, 8/15/12 The Greenest Block winner, garden friendly chain stores, plant-based air filters, and more in today’s Links We Love! Read More »
Aug
15
10:32am
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How to Grow Dahlias Artist Frances Palmer, famous for her vases and pottery, is also a passionate dahlia gardener. May is a great time to plant dahlia tubers and Palmer gives step-by-step instructions, along with photos of her beautiful dahlia garden in bloom and her beautiful vases. Read More »
Aug
15
09:26am
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Two New David Austin Roses for 2013 Although they won’t debut until September, we got an exclusive preview of two 2013 blooms from British hybridizer David Austin Roses. ‘England’s Rose’ (left) and ‘Queen Anne’ took their time to achieve perfection; David Austin began the hybridization process a decade ago. »
Aug
15
09:20am
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I Love This Plant
Peonies! Peonies deliver showstopping blooms with surprisingly little effort.  Read More »
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