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AUTUMN BEAUTY CONTINUES

Friday, October 29th, 2010

by Sandie Hall Another stunning choice for autumn color is Disanthus cercidifolius. Although it requires careful management to become established (it will not tolerate drought), the rewards will be enjoyed for years to come. Because of its inherent charm and multi-season interest, this is the perfect choice for a curator-quality specimen plant. It is often [...]

AUTUMN BEAUTY

Friday, October 15th, 2010

by Sandie Hall Enkianthus perulatus is a hardy, slow-growing, multi-season deciduous shrub that adds beauty and charm to any landscape. Its finely textured leaves and branches carry foliage all the way to the ground. Happy growing in zones 5 through 8, this delightful shrub produces profuse nodding clusters of small, urn-shaped, white flowers in early [...]

SOUTH AFRICAN PLANTS FOR OUR GARDENS

Thursday, July 22nd, 2010

by Sandie Hall South Africa has been in the headlines often during the past few weeks. It was host to the 2010 FIFA World Cup. More recently, a little known golfer named Louis Oosthuizen, a South African, stunned the golfing world with a seven-stroke victory at the British Open last Sunday. And ironically, Oosthuizen won [...]