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Serenity in the Garden · 2d ago

Variegated Solomon’s Seal - Deer Resistant, Spring Bloomer in Shade

Polygonatum odoratum ‘Variegatum’Variegated Solomon’s Seal was the 2013 Perennial Plant of the Year. It is deer resistant and loves shade. It flowers in spring.It is a shady woodland gem...Variegated Solomon’s Seal (Polygonatum odoratum ‘Variegatum’)...
Serenity in the Garden · 1W ago

Planting Design for Dry Gardens by Olivier Filippi

Do you garden in a dry area? I love this teaching approach by Olivier Filippi.
Serenity in the Garden · 2W ago

NYBG Library Review - The Spirit of Stone

A Solid Take on Landscaping Meets a Perennial ClassicEsther Jackson is the Public Services...
Serenity in the Garden · 1M ago

Stone Benches - Grounding does it.

In honor of my new book, The Spirit of Stone - 101 Practical and Creative Stonescaping Ide...
Serenity in the Garden · 1M ago

Buttercup Winterhazel - An Early Spring Fragrant tree

Winterhazel from American NurserymanMagazineWhat blooms earlier than forsythia, has a deli...
Serenity in the Garden · 1M ago

Thought for the Day - Rumi

Never lose hope, my dearheart... miracles dwell in the invisible.- Rumi
Serenity in the Garden · 2M ago

'Om' in the Garden

Om symbol in garden - Jan JohnsenWe need to balance the pace and intensity of modern life with periods of what poet May Sarton has called "open time,with no obligations except toward the inner world and what is going on there."~ Thomas MooreSo how to...
Serenity in the Garden · 2M ago

I Go to the Woods Alone...

Ordinarily, I go to the woods alone, with not a single friend….I don’t really want to be witnessed talking to the catbirds or hugging the old black oak tree. I have my way of praying, as you no doubt have yours.Besides, when I am alone I can become i...
Serenity in the Garden · 2M ago

Why Gardening by the Moon Works

"With the waxing of the moon, the earth exhales."- Ute YorkLunar gardening is fun and makes so much sense! 
Serenity in the Garden · 2M ago

'Sparkler' Carex - a great plant

Sparkler CarexWhat is deer resistant, grows in part to full shade, has varigated leaves, likes wet soil, has no serious pests and will naturalize and spread?