Gardens of the Gods Phlox "Amazing Grace"

Gardens of the Gods Phlox "Amazing Grace"

How sweet the sight! This lovely bicolor's namesake hymn, widely associated with the Civil War, was actually written before the Revolution by an English slave-trader turned abolitionist and minis …
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Gardens of the Gods - Nepeta Neptune

Gardens of the Gods - Nepeta Neptune

Many gardeners believe their earthly creation is a little piece of heaven, and we wouldn’t dream of arguing with them. Why not take things a step farther and offer them some of our favorite “heavenly” …
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Geography Lessons in the Garden, Part 4

Geography Lessons in the Garden, Part 4

A good mixed perennial garden contains a trip around the world – or at least across a continent or two. Today’s tour guides: a native that sounds exactly like where it came from, and an immigrant w …
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Geography Lessons in the Garden, Part 3

Geography Lessons in the Garden, Part 3

WHERE IN THE WORLD DID WE GET THIS PLANT?Geography Lessons in the Garden, Part 3A good mixed perennial garden can be a trip around the world or, in this case, across a continent or two. Today we’ll me …
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Geography Lessons in the Garden, Part 2

Geography Lessons in the Garden, Part 2

WHERE IN THE WORLD DID WE GET THIS PLANT?Geography Lessons in the Garden, Part 2A good mixed perennial garden can be a trip around the world or, in this case, around a continent. Today we’ll meet a co …
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Geography Lessons in the Garden, Part 1

Geography Lessons in the Garden, Part 1

WHERE IN THE WORLD DID WE GET THIS PLANT?Geography Lessons in the Garden, Part 1A good mixed perennial border is like a trip around the globe. Let’s start up north and work our way south, as wise migr …
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Meet our September Rock Star

Meet our September Rock Star

Meet our September Rock StarAbout the Rock Star AwardOur Rock Star award honors ECG employees who demonstrate a sustained high level of performance and inspire others.This month we honor Jonah Camp.Jo …
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GARDENS OF THE GODS Artemisia (Wormwood)

GARDENS OF THE GODS Artemisia (Wormwood)

GARDENS OF THE GODSArtemisia(Wormwood)Artemis, Greek goddess of the hunt, was the daughter of Zeus and the twin sister of Apollo. Often depicted with bow and arrow, she drove a chariot pulled by golde …
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Meet our August Rock Star

Meet our August Rock Star

Meet our August Rock StarAbout the Rock Star AwardOur Rock Star award honors ECG employees who demonstrate a sustained high level of performance and inspire others.This month we pause to applaud David …
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GARDENS OF THE GODS Chelone (Turtlehead)

GARDENS OF THE GODS Chelone (Turtlehead)

GARDENS OF THE GODSChelone(Turtlehead)In Greek mythology, the nymph Chelone was invited to the wedding of Zeus and Hera. But she couldn’t be bothered, preferring to stay home.Miffed, the gods flung Ch …
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Meet our July Rock Star

Meet our July Rock Star

Meet our July Rock StarAbout the Rock Star AwardThis monthly award is designed to acknowledge employees who demonstrate a sustained high level of performance and inspire others to do their best.This m …
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Swiss Army Knives of the Garden

Swiss Army Knives of the Garden

We’re not talking about edged implements here. We mean plants that, like the famous multi-function pocket knives, can be deployed in a multitude of situations. Gardeners sometimes need a plant that w …
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