Category Archives: Variegated Plants

Garden Edit

Three years ago I had the good fortune to be invited by a Dutch friend to visit her childhood home in Holland and tour some Dutch gardens. At the top of my list were the gardens of one the twentieth … Continue reading

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Patterned Meadows

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Last year I began turning large areas of what had been mowed lawn into architectural patterned meadow. Let me explain. My new approach to mowing is to stop mowing as much as possible.  To this end I planted a small … Continue reading

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Variegated Plants

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Once again I am noticing the variegated plants in the garden. Their interesting foliage pattern really adds something special to the garden. I especially appreciate the light colored leaves to liven up a dark shady area of the garden.  Here … Continue reading

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