For flower lovers, the ability to step out into the garden and pick a fistful of blooms for a vase, is one of spring’s great pleasures.
We should ask questions before we purchase our plants this spring. It's important to know whether pesticides that put our bees at risk have been used.
Because Earth Day is coming up, let’s pay homage to Alice Waters.
Scientists have found odor receptors in nearly every organ in the human body!
I love the informality of Churchill’s flower paintings, with simple vases containing bunches of garden blooms.
Japanese Tree Lilac is a useful, adaptable ornamental tree.
Carolina Silverbells used to be hard to find and were rarely seen in home gardens, but now I'm determined to find one!
This tree has multi-seasonal interest with attractive branching and lovely pink blooms in the spring.
This star magnolia is certainly a spring “star” but fades into the adjacent greenery a bit once her precocious flowers fade away.
Sweetbay Magnolia flowers have a citrusy fragrance that makes me want to sniff them whenever I am nearby.