A wrinkle in the rug underneath my desk in the library kept distracting me last week.
A few winters ago, we were walking into our favorite Burberry store in Washington, D.C., and a jolly man with a raspy voice exclaimed, "Welcome to Burberry, gentlemen" as we glided through the revolving doors.
Winter is a good time to examine landscape plants.
Sometimes you can get yourself into quite a tangle, and I don't mean the hundred ways I was mischievous as a child.
One landscape plant that is giving some earlier-than-usual blooms are loropetalum shrubs.
In the cold and dreary winter months, when color in the landscape can seem like an unachievable goal.
'Twas the time after Christmas and all through the house, Everyone was exhausted including the mouse.
I struggle with eating the right foods, and any nutritionist would consider me a challenge.
When I was a little boy, nothing was more thrilling than following my big brother around with a crumpled brown paper bag of holiday firecrackers.
Probably no other time of the year lends itself to fantasies as Christmas.
Who among us could not use a little fairy dust this season?
Some folks think winter can be boring in the garden and landscape.
In December, many gardeners look forward to taking a little time off from working in the landscape, but cool weather is a good time to apply a layer of mulch.
Don't forget to put some fa-la-la-la-la into your wintry wardrobe.
Silver tinsel has always held a special place in my heart.
I don't keep it a secret that I think pansies are the perfect plants for cool-season annual beds.
Mama had a way about her, and she had a captive audience with her little boy in the front row of the Mary Lou Show. Maybe it wasn't at Radio City Music Hall, and she couldn't do a high kick like the famed Rockettes, but it was all pretty spectacular to me.
The snapdragon is a longtime favorite flower of mine for the cool-season landscape.
Thanksgiving approaches. We have had an official national day of thanksgiving ever since Abraham Lincoln's administration.
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