Designing with Yellow Conifers

Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Crippsii'

Every garden needs conifers for structure, seasonal continuity and winter interest. Conifers are also play a vital role in a wildlife-friendly garden, providing shelter and food for birds and small mammals. Planting yellow, or gold needled, conifers adds another element … Continue reading

Colorful Plant Combination ~ Brilliance & Caramel

Dryopteris erythrosora 'Brilliance' and Heuchera 'Caramel'

Here’s a colorful plant combination for partial shade that only gets more vivid as the autumn approaches – Brilliance autumn fern (Dryopteris erythrosora ‘Brilliance’ ) and Caramel coral bells (Heuchera ‘Caramel’).  In this Connecticut garden, Brilliance and Caramel are planted … Continue reading