What Flowers Should Not Be Planted Near Vegetables?
A vegetable garden neatly bordered by flowers is esthetically pleasing and productive, while a flower bed can perform double duty with a few colorful vegetable plants tucked into it. Although it ...
What Spring Flower Are You?
Stop and smell the roses, and stop and take this quiz
Design Tips For Container Plantings Focused on Foliage
Oak Street Garden Shop and Local Market Menu The blue primrose will be pulled out and replaced when the heat of summer arrives… I’ve talked before about creating interesting container plantings with foliage and flowers, and here are a few more examples While this post is about choosing interesting plants for containers, the design concepts are used by the best garden designers for beautiful landscapes too. Plantings in pots are much less intimidating, though, and are a way to try new things just for fun. Use your container as a starting point to give you hints about what will look best. Does it contribute color or texture, or is it fairly plain? The point here is that leaves in plantings add color too and sometimes last longer in a design than flowers; so…
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…