Monthly Archives: September 2021

My Gardening Month August 2021…always a lush month in the garden

What a lushness the garden has in August and while I know that the winter months are drawing close we always have the memories of the summer garden to carry us through ! The largest grass in captivity … arundo donax hits it’s peak in August and dies completely back in December I wrote last month about roses and why I don’t grow them …well in Washington even roses are political ! The most famous Rose Garden in the world is the one installed at the White House by Jackie Kennedy in 1962 when she took a tradition going back a hundred years whereby the US President’s wife planted a […]

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