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Good aggressives, bad invasives

Thursday, April 10th, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized | 8 Comments »

First, update on freeze report. Before you shovel out that “dead” plant, hang on a bit, since we’re getting lots of surprises like chile tepin/pequin. Birds spread the wealth, but it's a bonus for all in part shade. Lady Banks ...

Fall preview + CTG swag!

Tuesday, August 9th, 2011 Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

It’s droopy times out there. But CTG’s getting ready to renew your weather-weary spirit this September! I’ve just finished editing several fabulosa gardens sure to get our dreams soaring again. We launch the fall season on Sept. 10 with good taste: garlic!  ...

CTG has another face on Facebook!

Tuesday, July 12th, 2011 Posted in Uncategorized | 16 Comments »

For months, CTG has had a FB-generated community page. But gardeners are control freaks and I wanted to have our own page. At the same time, gardening is easier when you get some help, so I wanted another spot where ...

Surprises every day + Rocking out with Troy Nixon’s rock designs

Thursday, May 12th, 2011 Posted in Uncategorized, garden design, garden designers | 2 Comments »

The best thing about gardening is a new surprise every day. I guess my best surprise today was 3" of rain!  Kaboshed our Mueller garden taping, but gotta love it.  Ed, our camera director, said I looked like a "drowned ...