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News from Elaine's garden...
NEW: Ask about my gift certificates for garden consultations. They make great holiday gift ideas!
ALSO: Check the tab above on 'Courses and Speaking Engagements' to see when I will be presenting various gardening topics this year.
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The JRHS garden planted with lettuce, onions chives and radish in early spring is ready for harvest. Read more about Haden Garden in my BLOG page
How to grow a healthy lawn
Four not-too-Strenuous garden activities for late summer
The herb of 2016 is capsicum, a.k.a. pepper seeds. Red hot peppers spice up sunny, summer borders with a burst of colour while consuming the spice helps rev up your metabolism.
Here is how I updated my fall arrangement for the holiday season. Next year, for the fake fruit : squirrels loved nibbling on my pomegranates in the display.
Easily boost curb appeal with an updated fall arrangement displayed by your entranceway.
The planter I created above is a change from traditional orange and crimson plants and includes cream coloured ornamental kale, white mums, grasses from my garden and cute white mini-pumpkins.
Read more about updating containers for the fall.
I planted beet seeds in the spring on the sunny side of my home-right in my perennial border near my Josephine clematis-and I have been harvesting these gorgeous, tasty golden beets for weeks! Check out my tips page for an easy beet salad recipe.
The container of begonias I planted performed splendidly all summer long, but it's time to change it now that cooler weather is here to stay.
My Josephine clematis is looking fabulous this year.
Plant clematis roots in shade and their tops in sun.
'September Charm' Japanese Anemone is charming in my late summer garden. This year, the PPA selected long-loved white variety: 'Honorine Jobert' Japanese Anemone as Perennial of 2016.
This Shasta daisy is one of the plants thriving in my garden, despite the droughty summer weather.
Hellebore "Pink Frost" is a beautiful, early blooming perennial that blooms early in spring, when pollinating insects are most hungry.
Read by BLOG PAGE to see how I added colour to my front entrance this year.
Dwarf lilacs in my front garden in June.