Marianne Binetti

Now is the time for a ‘Fall Refresh’ | THE COMPLEAT HOME GARDENER

September is the month to clear away the old, the weary and sad and refresh the garden with plants that celebrate the change of seasons.

Drought-resistant plants for the long, dry summer months

This week, Marianne Binetti features shrubs, trees and groundcovers for the low water use landscapes. These plants will need extra water, mulching and care the first summer after the are planted.

Drought-resistant plants for the long, dry summer months

This week, Marianne Binetti features shrubs, trees and groundcovers for the low water use landscapes. These plants will need extra water, mulching and care the first summer after the are planted.

Less thirsty, more interesting perennials | THE COMPLEAT HOME GARDENER

Some perennials and annual plants will be looking great this week and these are the ones that are drought and heat resistant.

Less thirsty, more interesting perennials | THE COMPLEAT HOME GARDENER

Some perennials and annual plants will be looking great this week and these are the ones that are drought and heat resistant.

The perfect flower for a ruined mansion and other tips from English gardens | THE COMPLEAT HOME GARDENER

In a continuation of summer garden inspiration from last week, here more ideas to borrow from the great gardens of England:

The perfect flower for a ruined mansion and other tips from English gardens | THE COMPLEAT HOME GARDENER

In a continuation of summer garden inspiration from last week, here more ideas to borrow from the great gardens of England:

Stealing garden tips and ideas from the English countryside | THE COMPLEAT HOME GARDENER

After a recent visit leading a tour to see some of the great gardens of England, here are Marianne Binetti's take home ideas to consider for your landscape.

Stealing garden tips and ideas from the English countryside | THE COMPLEAT HOME GARDENER

After a recent visit leading a tour to see some of the great gardens of England, here are Marianne Binetti's take home ideas to consider for your landscape.

Patriotic blooms for red, white and blue garden | MARIANNE BINETTI

During the first week of July, patriotic flower gardens are in the spotlight. Now is the time to celebrate a revolution with more summer color.

Patriotic blooms for red, white and blue garden | MARIANNE BINETTI

During the first week of July, patriotic flower gardens are in the spotlight. Now is the time to celebrate a revolution with more summer color.

It’s June, so think roses – a guide to America’s favorite flower | THE COMPLEAT HOME GARDENER

Here are some things to know about growing roses in Western Washington.

It’s June, so think roses – a guide to America’s favorite flower | THE COMPLEAT HOME GARDENER

Here are some things to know about growing roses in Western Washington.

Get those lawns fertilized now before the summer begins | THE COMPLEAT HOME GARDENER

The fourth week of May is time to check the roses for aphid, plant more vegetables seeds and transplants and continue to add annuals, perennials and shrubs to the landscape.

Get those lawns fertilized now before the summer begins | THE COMPLEAT HOME GARDENER

The fourth week of May is time to check the roses for aphid, plant more vegetables seeds and transplants and continue to add annuals, perennials and shrubs to the landscape.

Time to make sure your trees are blooming and tips to make the most of plant sales | THE COMPLEAT HOME GARDENER

The third week of May is time to worry if you see trees and shrubs that still have not leafed out and look bare and dormant, with a few exceptions.

Time to make sure your trees are blooming and tips to make the most of plant sales | THE COMPLEAT HOME GARDENER

The third week of May is time to worry if you see trees and shrubs that still have not leafed out and look bare and dormant, with a few exceptions.

Choosing the right splash of color for your conditions | THE COMPLEAT HOME GARDENER

Invest in color that likes your growing conditions with the recommendations below.

Choosing the right splash of color for your conditions | THE COMPLEAT HOME GARDENER

Invest in color that likes your growing conditions with the recommendations below.

If spring plants don’t care what they eat, just feed them | MARIANNE BINETTI

This week, Marianne Binetti shares tips about plant feed, what to do if your petunia changes color and more.