jathton's profile

jathton's infobox
U.S. Air Force 1969-1972, college on the G.I. Bill, B.S. in Landscape Architecture, Minor in Horticulture, self-employed for many years, Designer for a cutting-edge local nursery for 8 years while caring for an elderly parent, retired since 2013, created my own garden and help my friends with theirs...
Cicero is reputed to have said, “The man who has a garden and has a library has everything he needs.”
At 71 I'm fortunate to have both... and some terrific friends as well.

jathton's badges:
Photo Contest Winner 2019 Avid Green Pages Reviewer

Some info about jathton:
  • Joined on September 27, 2019
  • Name: John
  • Location: Oklahoma City, OK
  • USDA Zone: 7a
  • Interests: Books, Writing, Gardening, Cooking, Travel -- but at my age, mostly having and spending time with good friends
  • Birthday: May 27
  • Thumbs-ups: 4,077 received, 33 given.
  • Items given special acorn tips: 73 received, 16 given.
  • jathton's active areas of the database
  • Roses (55 contributions.)
  • Hostas (37 contributions.)
  • Rhododendrons (33 contributions.)
  • Peonies (32 contributions.)
  • Ilex (26 contributions.)
  • Spruces (23 contributions.)
  • Irises (21 contributions.)
  • Salvias (19 contributions.)
  • Hydrangeas (16 contributions.)
  • Coral Bells (15 contributions.)
  • jathton's Photo Contest Submissions
    jathton recommends
    100 Great Garden Plants
    ARTISTS IN THEIR GARDENS
    Cricket Hill Garden
    ENGLISH COTTAGE GARDENING for American Gardeners
    Fancy Fronds Nursery
    Ferns for American Gardens, by John Mickel
    FRITZ BAHR'S COMMERCIAL FLORICULTURE
    FURTHER ALONG THE GARDEN PATH by Ann Lovejoy
    Japanese Maples, Third Edition
    Know It & Grow It III
    Mendocino Maples Nursery
    MONET'S TABLE
    Perennials for American Gardens
    Pilgrim at Tinkers Creek
    REFLECTIONS OF THE SPIRIT
    Sebright Gardens
    THE BROTHER GARDENERS
    The Canadian Gardener
    The Gardens of Gertrude Jekyll
    The Green Tapestry
    THE JAPANESE HOUSE: A TRADITION FOR CONTEMPORARY ARCHITECTURE
    The Principles of Gardening by Hugh Eric Allan Johnson, OBE
    The Well-Tended Perennial Garden

     

     

     

     

     

     

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