Renovating an overgrown landscape-part two of a series The back yard of the house is dominated by a delightfully whimsical pool, jacuzzi, and a terraced deck. The back side of the deck is bordered by a lovely brick retaining wall on two levels. There are a lot of nice azaleas, sasanquas, and lorapetalums planted for […]
Renovating an overgrown landscape-part one-tree forming. Today’s article begins a series on renovating an overgrown landscape planting. I have been asked to turn an over planted and neglected landscape garden into a work of art. We started this project the first week in February, 2011, and I was kicking myself for forgetting the camera on […]
I wrote this article about pruning and dead heading hydrangeas a while back. The information still holds true. This is one of my most asked about subjects. Enjoy! John A rare beautiful January day found us preparing some new flower beds for Ms. Marion, who most people around here refer to as “The hydrangea lady.” […]
A tour of a beautiful mountain garden created for a French country style house.
John the plantman gives lessons on “How to start a bonsai”
There is a method for getting more blooms on the crape myrtle. John the plant man tells you about it.
What to do when the blooms start to fade on your Knockout roses.
A discussion of just what happens when you prune a plant. Part one of an upcoming series.