Garden DVD:Shade Garden Superstars

There are a slew of garden DVD’s being produced these days, some good, others not so much. One I consult often —- and you will too if you have an interest in shade gardening in general, or Rhododendrons in particular —- is “Elepidote Hybrids In Central New Jersey”. It’s a winner. 

Despite the title, the time-tested information is useful for the entire Northeast and beyond; the detailed  coverage of beautiful large-leafed, flowering, evergreen Rhododendrons is extensive; and the photography is superb. The only problem is that you will probably want most, if not all of the plants . (And wouldn’t the DVD  be a  perfect  gift for the gardener on your list?).

The DVD  ( fifteen dollars plus postage)  is available from the American Rhododendron Society. To purchase, contact: Walter Przypek,

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