The Norfolk Botanical Garden

Visiting a 155-acre botanical garden in late-July Virginia can be a challenge. Luckily for us, the weather was unseasonably cool this year, and there was plenty of shade throughout. The Norfolk Botanical Garden was created in 1938 by a local city official, Thomas P. Thompson, and a horticulturist, Frederic Heutte. Heutte believed that the local… [Read More]

Plant of Year – Always a Good Choice

Are you looking for some easy to grow plants? Do you have a “Survival of the Fittest” garden? Are you a plant collector always looking for the best and brightest? A great place to find plants that fit the mark are the winners of Plant of the Year contests. Many plants in my garden are… [Read More]