These Evergreen Wood Fern (Dryopteris marginalis) have been in the garden for less than a month and are thriving in the dry shade under an old Maple. Great native choice if you have these conditions. More info...Read more
Backyard Bounty Gardens on Brookside Garden Tour
DC area folks: Come explore the Turner and Grefsheim gardens, both designed and installed by Backyard Bounty, on the Brookside Gardens tour this Saturday. Private Gardens of Montgomery County Tour Visit some of the most faulous private gardens in...Read more
Generally, a pergola goes over a patio, and there is a confidence that comes when you design within general rules. This one is designed to link patio to lower level woodlands with a mulched seating area beneath. I left the job site after the...Read more
Look Ma, No Puddles!
It’s pouring overhead and not a drop of water is visible on the permeable path we installed in our back garden a couple of years ago. The path is made of 3/8″ Delaware River Rock that is ‘locked’ together with a product...Read more
What’s blooming now?
Dwarf Crested Iris (Iris cristata) is a native Iris that thrives in part shade. It is a ‘streambank’ plant that tolerates drought and flooding- in fact it does a great job controlling erosion at the edge of a slope. 3rd picture is...Read more