The Storied Ivy

That headlong ivy! Not a leaf will grow But thinking of a wreath……. Elizabeth Barrett Browning  Aurora Leigh, 1856 Looking for a task that was not too trying in yesterday’s 90º heat, I decided to trim the ivy that had … Continue reading

Heirloom Heresy

I’m about to go way out on the proverbial limb, and say something that may shock a quite a few of you: many heirlooms plants are over-rated. Now this may seem strange from someone whose first book, The New Traditional … Continue reading