Living on the Edge

Lady's Mantle is the perfect edger in A Garden For All by Kathy Diemer

Lady’s Mantle is a beautiful edger (Photo by: Kathy Diemer)

Living on the edge of the garden, up front and exposed, can sometimes be a scary place for a plant. All that pressure to perform and look good … after all, they’re front and center for all to see! But being center stage doesn’t have to be so risky, if you choose the right plants for your site and conditions. Here are a few of my long time durables that never fail to dazzle, despite the foul weather that Mother Nature dishes out. [Read more…]

Geranium Macrorrhizum

Geranium macrorrhizum in A Garden For All by Kathy Diemer

Geranium macrorrhizum in Spring (photo credit: Kathy Diemer)

Picture yourself walking along a path, it’s warm and your legs are bare.  Soft leaves tickle your legs, emitting a subtle spicy-minty scent, very pleasant and soothing. For a moment, you almost feel as though you could curl up in this patch and take a nap.  No worry, you’re not in a poppy field under a witch’s spell, rather you’re walking amidst Geranium macrorrhizum. . .  [Read more…]

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