Anise is one of our most ancient herbs, dating to before the birth of Christ.
There are over 900 species of salvias, and it is the largest genus in the mint family.
Nasturtiums, as well as being exceptionally cheery flowering plants, have such unusual rounded leaves.
Helen of Troy calmed witnesses of the horrors of the Trojan War with a drink made of wine and opium. Learn more about poppies on this Focus on Flowers.
As gardeners plan their annual plantings this spring, many are excited about a hybrid begonia know as "Dragon Wing Begonia." Learn more...
April is known as the cruelest month due to the erratic weather and the possibility for freezing temperatures to creep back in and injure new plants.
There are about 300 different Campanulas, commonly known as “bellflowers.”
A good edging plant, and one that thrives in window boxes, hanging baskets and places that need a summer groundcover, is "Portulaca grandiflora."