Strawflowers, sometimes called “everlasting flowers,” can be used in fresh arrangements, as well as dried for winter bouquets.
A lot of the best plant combinations in my yard have occurred without my conscious intervention.
In the garden, it seems easier to remember that perfection is not the goal.
This is the time of year to enjoy roses in our gardens. Here are some poems about these lovely flowers.
Modern gardeners benefit from the patient work of centuries of flower breeders.
I often mutter to myself and also to the plants in my garden, and perhaps you do too.
About 2,500 years ago, the Greek poet Sappho called the rose the “queen of flowers.”
The botanical name Digitalis is from the Latin for finger, and “folk” refers to fairies, hence the common name of folks' gloves or fairies' gloves.