Best Containers of 2011

As we approach the end of October, and yet no frost, we decided to take a few photos of container plantings which we are still pretty impressed with. We have set the standards high. The plants needed to be interesting and complimentary to each other, plus the planting...

Gardener Portrait: Louis Raymond

I remember first meeting the talented Louis Raymond, oh, can it be 20 years ago already?  He visited Avant Gardens with a list in hand of at least a dozen hard-to-find plants, but soon was distracted by other selections.  The whole nursery heard his booming and joyful...