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Archive for June 2015

June 4, 2015

 

sappho roses

Names For Roses

About 2,500 years ago, the Greek poet Sappho called the rose the “queen of flowers.”

June 11, 2015

 

Prince Charles

Talking To Plants

I often mutter to myself and also to the plants in my garden, and perhaps you do too.

June 18, 2015

 

hybridization chart

Hybridization

Modern gardeners benefit from the patient work of centuries of flower breeders.

June 25, 2015

 

Roses in the rain.

O Rose So Fair And Sweet!

This is the time of year to enjoy roses in our gardens. Here are some poems about these lovely flowers.

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