Posts Tagged ‘Native Plants’

Stoneleigh: America’s Newest Public Garden, PLUS an in-depth chat with Ethan Kauffman about his vision and the plants he loves most in the garden

Ethan Kauffman is on the show today. Ethan’s the director at Stoneleigh – America’s newest public garden. I got the chance to talk plants with Ethan (that was exciting!) and not surprisingly, I learned a ton from him, and hopefully, you will, too. You’re going to love hearing his thoughts on favorite plants, using natives, and his choices for perennials that shine in different seasons. Stoneleigh is an impressive role model for home gardeners; showing how a native garden can be created to stunning effect.

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SG553: How Native Plants Bring Nature Home with Peggy Anne Montgomery

Peggy Anne is a passionate plantswoman with more than 30 years of experience. Peggy Anne went from studying and practicing landscape design in the Netherlands to working for reputable garden powerhouses like Bailey Nurseries and the Mount Cuba Center where she cultivated her passion for native plants. Today, Peggy Anne is the Brand Manager at American Beauties Native Plants and she’s leading the charge for bringing nature home in gardens across America by encouraging the use of native plants. A fellow Minnesotan, Peggy Anne gave a fantastic talk about native plants at the evening reception on Day 2 of the Garden Bloggers Fling and I knew within the first five minutes that I had to get her on the show for a repeat performance.

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