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Good grief. I can’t believe how beautiful many of these vines continue to be. What you’re looking at is sky vine, otherwise known as Thunbergia grandiflora. It is October, but this has been flowering for weeks in Athens. However, since it is an annual, except in parts of Florida and the Gulf Coast, and because […]


Well…it is almost over. Summer veggies won’t be harvested much longer. However, in my garden, tomatoes keep coming and coming and coming. I could not help but take a photo for the greatest use of tomatoes -tomato sandwiches. What is it these tomatoes? I remember listening to the CEO of a major corporation, and when […]

I am presently in Montreal visiting the most spectacular plant display that I have seen in many years. It is Mosaiculture at the Montreal Botanical Garden. This International convention of Mosaiculture attracted more than 20 countries, including Canada, The United States, Japan and Thailand. Each produced a fabulous presentation in large and complex displays. There […]

 Just in case you ever think that plants are boring, take a look at the living wall at Longwood Gardens. This is one of the most fascinating pieces of plant architecture you will ever see. Most of these plants are ferns, sedums or small tropicals. It is quite remarkable. By the way, all you need […]

On July 1, 2013, I handed the Trial Gardens at UGA torch to Dr. John Ruter. It has been a great ride, I will miss my baby, but I know she will be in good hands. One of the things I am doing with my spare time is taking gardeners all over the world to […]