Tag: Red Osier Dogwood (Cornus sericea)

  • Welcome Stick Season: In Praise of Beautiful Bark & Colorful Twigs

    Cornus sericea : Fire in Ice In New England, winter is often referred to as stick season. It’s not a term of endearment. November, December, January and February are long, dark months, and by March we are truly longing for the green leaves that won’t appear ‘til May. Six months is a long time to live without color and […]

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  • Late Autumn’s Lingering Beauty

     Tea Viburnum (Viburnum setigerum) paired with Maiden Grass (Miscanthus sinensis ‘Gracillimus’) on a Foggy Morn When nature is generous with her warmth, November is one of my favorite months of the year. We’ve had a long, luxurious autumn; warm days, clear nights and foggy mornings. Blissful days for a gardener. Two of my late-season favorites […]

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