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#TBT: Seasonalgardenerlv Takes Over the World

Dear readers: We’re fast approaching the 10th anniversary of Seasonalgardenerlv’s arrival on the web – June 13, 2016. So to start the celebrations, we’re posting oldies but goodies – for Throwback Thursday. Seasonalgardenerlv ...

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Super bloom snapshot

All photos by Nancy J. Parisi Right now, sprinkled throughout sections of vast Death Valley National Park, are swaths of color standing out from the usual palette of faded greens, and soft ...

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My Favorite Turfgrass? Sheep Fescue!

Guest post by Thomas Christopher Enhancing biodiversity is fundamental to transforming lawns from the polluted green deserts that they now are into the sustainable, environmentally constructive landscape features we desire.  For that ...

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A kinder, gentler parking lot

“Where are you going?” “I’m driving to Hamburg to look at a parking lot.” “Is it OK if I don’t go with you?” This marital exchange took place on a beautiful Saturday ...

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When The Aster Hitched a Ride

I received a letter from Raydon (pronounced RAYd’n) Alexander 25 years ago. A passalong plant was on the road to distinction. Aster ‘Raydon’s Favorite’ at the National Arboretum. Photo courtesy of Caroline ...

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Who uses landscape fabric and why?

The landscape fabric has been removed and compost added. Soon the space will be completely replanted. Last fall I had the idea of doing something nice for the rather boring and minimalist ...

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