Water gardening

‘Walter Pagels’ and ‘Little Sue’ water lilies are two to consider for your container garden

Two new dwarf, hardy water lilies were introduced to the Garden Drama gardens this summer and I’m excited about what their blooms and pads are bringing to the gardens. Walter Pagels is a pioneer of water gardening in the U.S. and helped to found what is currently known as the International Waterlily and Water Gardening Society … Continue reading

Water gardening

Water plants will inspire you to find a sunny locale for your backyard pond

Part 2 in the series “Installing a backyard pond” Water lilies Water plants are often what  inspire a gardener to dive into water gardening. Water lilies and lotus reign as queens of the water gardening plant world and since both require  full sun, siting your pond in the sunniest locale possible could be a priority … Continue reading