Common names for these wonderful plants are Christmas rose or Lenten rose, depending on the species and time of bloom.
As well as wonderful quotations, C. L. Fornari's handy book contains a lot of useful advice.
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!