The first round of planting of my client’s garden is in. As you can see in the photo this bed is long and very narrow. We used a mix of David Austin Roses and perennials to fill in. The roses are in pinks and then we used mostly silver and purple perennials. The yellows areRead more about The Garden Starts to Take Shape[…]
I was up in the Biltmore Walled Rose Garden recently and saw a really neat way fashion a trellis for a climbing rose. It allows complete control over where the canes can be trained. It might not be the best way for every trellis but where appropriate it’s a great idea!
I spent last Saturday down at Brookgreen Gardens on Pawleys Island. This was part of their ‘Diggn It’ festival. I did a talk in the morning, a book signing and right after lunch a pruning demonstration in their new rose garden. Well, it wasn’t really a demonstration because the roses are quite new but weRead more about Brookgreen Gardens[…]