• Scarletta Leucothoe, A Fantastic Evergreen Shrub for Winter Interest, Karen Hugg, https://karenhugg.com/2020/01/21/leucothoes/, #leucothoes #leucothoescarletta #evergreenshrubs #gardening #plants #garden #mediumshrubs
    Garden,  Plants

    A Fantastic Evergreen Shrub for Winter Interest

    Leucothoe shrubs (pronounced “Lew-kohth-oh-wey”) are wonderful plants that offer evergreen structure and pretty color to a garden all year. They have a mounding form with branches that shoot from the base before drooping for a lovely shaggy structure. With insignificant flowers, these blueberry relatives instead feature easy-care maintenance and stunning…

  • Sue Burke Dreams Up Super Intelligent Plant Life, Karen Hugg, https://karenhugg.com/2019/11/24/sue-burke/, #SueBurke, #Semiosis, #Interference, #sciencefiction #books #novels, #interview, #plants
    Books

    Sue Burke Dreams Up Super Intelligent Plant Life

    Sue Burke has spent a lot of time around words. She’s worked as a reporter, editor, translator, and writer. A Clarion alum, she’s published over 30 short stories and now two science fiction novels. The first, Semiosis, focused on a group of people who leave Earth to colonize another planet.…

  • Heuchera in Fall Container, The Rich Blaze of Red and Orange Heucheras, Karen Hugg, https://karenhugg.com/2019/11/01/Red and Orange Heucheras/ #coralbells #heucherapeachflambe #autumn #redandorange #perennials #heucheras #fall #fallcolor #fallcontainer
    Plants

    The Rich Blaze of Red and Orange Heucheras

    The other day, I was roaming my local nurseries and noticed some enchanting red and orange heucheras. They’re commonly called Coral Bells. Some I’ve grown and some I’ve yet to put in my garden. But I recommend growing all of these low perennials. They show off beautiful foliage, bloom in…