Archive for January 2007

January 2, 2007

 

two white abelia flowers.

Two New Abelias: Beautiful AND Deer Resistant!

Abelias are not only beautiful but practical. They are great as shrub borders and foundation plantings and are even deer resistant. Learn more...

January 4, 2007

 

victorianwoman

Victorian Floral Magic

As we think about flower decorations for the holidays, it is interesting to think about the lavish scale of floral art in English Victorian homes.

January 11, 2007

 

a row of leafless trees before a sunset.

Louise Beebe Wilder: Winter Meditation

As the New Year unfolds, Louise Beebe Wilder's words help us to understand ourselves through the metaphor of our garden.

January 18, 2007

 

a painting of the Garden of Eden.

The Poetry Of Gardens

"Gardens in themselves are essentially poetic, works of art constructed in the language of nature" writes John Hollander in his anthology of "Garden Poems".

January 25, 2007

 

a winter floral arrangement.

Winter Floral Arrangements: The “Facing” Arrangement

With only a few flowers we can craft attractive winter floral arrangements by combining them with different kinds of foliage.

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