Achillea is the botanical name for yarrow and was named after Homer’s hero of the Trojan wars--Achilles.
For flower lovers, a Thanksgiving table is not complete without some blooms.
Like a little black dress, some plants are classics and never go out of style.
Now that we have had our first frosts in the Midwest, I am thinking about what to plant next year.
This genus of plants are commonly called anise hyssops and are in the mint family.
I just can’t seem to get enough of these dark-colored plants in my garden.
Dwarf varieties of old favorites are much more suitable for small yards.
Like good friends, good shrubs have the capacity to keep surprising us with their many virtues!
In my Midwestern garden amsonia's yellow foliage (not shown in this picture) is a welcome accent in the late autumn landscape.
Sneezeweed has not only an unfortunate but also an inaccurate common name, as it actually does not cause sneezing.