Black flowers always seduce us. I’m not sure why but there’s a mystery to them. This one is a seductive garden plant for so many reasons. It also has sway. It bends and bounces and moves like a pendulum but it always stands right back up. Rub your hand across it and it bends down. … Read More
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There’s amazing work going on now tying ecology to horticulture. Naturalistic, sustainable and low energy cost are considerations of our field. In two lectures, we’ll investigate the theory in this sort of design and get real with the nuts and bolts of how our company plants and cares for these sorts of gardens.
On the farm, we do all the work by hand; no tractors, no plows, no till. Our crew includes interns, volunteer kids from down the dirt road, city cousins and some well trained farm animals. But we also use plants to do lots of work. All year long, cover crops do the tilling, pest control,… Read More