It’s a tired turn of phrase, but the grass is always greener on the other side. And for gardeners, it’s not just the grass — it’s the flowers, the shrubs and the trees.
No longer! Pining to grow lilac but lack the full sun? Try the fragrant pink and white flowers of Korean spice viburnum. Love the drama of canna but need something hardier? Try the bold foliage of variegated fleece flower.
In his May 18 lecture, garden designer Andrew Keys will show you how to skip over the fussy plant prima donnas. He’ll discuss the problem plants and offer alternatives with similar characteristics that are destined to be the new stars of your garden.