In gardening circles, it is quite the fashion to extol the virtues of innocent native plants over the evil exotics. But the debate has become too one-sided, argues Kit Flynn. There are good and bad plants, period.
Kit Flynn loves her roses. That's why she's so fond of a particular fungi.
Kudzu is usually described as “the vine that ate the South,” but there is another vine — an ivy — that is giving kudzu a run for its money.
All gardeners at one time or another have to sit back and decide what they like — and don’t like — about their garden.