Butterfly Garden

By P. Allen Smith // Photography by Mark Fonville and Jason Masters One of the pleasures I enjoy about a garden is watching all the wildlife that comes to visit. I am particularly fond of those little acrobats of the sky: butterflies. They really bring a flower border to life as they flutter from bloom to…

A Hydrangea for Every Garden

By P. Allen Smith | Photo by Mark Fonville. [dropcap]I[/dropcap] am hard-pressed to name a shrub that matches the hydrangea for drama, splendor and elegance in the garden. From the subtle white starry-shaped lacecap flower of Hayes Starburst to the dramatic, large white globes of Incrediball — one of my favorites — there’s a hydrangea…