recentauthor
The newest web article for Missouri Gardener was written by:

Pamela Ruch

Pamela Ruch is a horticulturist and garden writer living in Emmaus, Pennsylvania. She holds a master’s degree in environmental science from Green Mountain College. Currently the director of the Urban Garden at the Nurture Nature Center in Easton, she teaches nature journaling workshops and hosts a website, Art of Nature Journaling.

 

Shop & Create on Zazzle
 

Weeping Elm
by Joseph Tychonievich - posted 08/01/14

In the summer, the weeping elm (Ulmus glabra ‘Camperdownii’) is quite beautiful, with lush green leaves and a graceful, weeping habit. But the full beauty of this tree is really visible when it disrobes in the fall, the leaves dropping away to expose a glorious network of gnarled, curved branches in an intricate, graceful pattern ...   >> read article
Comments (0) | Leave a Comment | RSS | Print | Share on Facebook | Share on Twitter

The Beauty of Lavender
by Karen Atkins - posted 07/30/14

I have to confess something. I almost gave up on lavender. I would repeatedly bring home plants, only to watch them gradually wither, sicken and die—or worse—thrive until they were shapeless woody shrubs with hardly any leaves or flowers. Is this you? It took a lot of trial and error, but I finally figured it out. Lavender (Lavandula spp.) is the princess of herbs. Like any other perfumed lady, she has her demands ...   >> read article
Comments (0) | Leave a Comment | RSS | Print | Share on Facebook | Share on Twitter

‘Kingswood Torch’ Coleus
Piectranthus scutellarioides ‘Kingswood Torch’
by Susan Martin - posted 07/25/14

There are several types of Coleus (Piectranthus scutellarioides) to choose from at garden centers, so here are a few quick tips. Seed-grown varieties are sold in 4- or 6-packs, and those grown from cuttings are sold in larger, usually individual pots. Seed-grown cultivars are less expensive, but are higher maintenance because they typically bloom quickly ...   >> read article
Comments (0) | Leave a Comment | RSS | Print | Share on Facebook | Share on Twitter

Create the Look of an English Garden In Your Midwest Landscape
by Susan Martin - posted 07/23/14

Clusters of fragrant double roses clambering over white picket fences, fields of wildflowers and cottage gardens filled with lupines and delphiniums — this is what I expected to find when I traveled to London last spring for the first time ...   >> read article
Comments (0) | Leave a Comment | RSS | Print | Share on Facebook | Share on Twitter

Mailbox Gardens
by Patsy Bell Hobson - posted 07/21/14

Mail boxes that stand at the end of the driveway are a “good morning sendoff” and the first “welcome home” we receive at the end of the day ...   >> read article
Comments (0) | Leave a Comment | RSS | Print | Share on Facebook | Share on Twitter

Jump to page:  <  1 2 3 4 >  Last »