Posts tagged Asters

December 6, 2012

 

white asters

Tiny White Asters

Asters are aptly named, as the word aster means star.

April 19, 2012

 

Helenium

Preparing Now For September Color

Spring is the time to prepare for fall, so this month is a good time to think about your September garden.

May 28, 2009

 

Close up of a fall aster.

Small For Fall: Preparing For Fall Flowers In The Spring

It may be spring, but you can always start preparing for fall flowers.

July 31, 2008

 

light purple wild phlox

Fragrant Phlox

Experience the Victorian charm of these beautiful and fragrant blossoms.

September 20, 2007

 

white boltonia flowers

Boltonia: Honoring Jim Crockett

A cultivar of our native plant Boltonia was named in honor of Jim Crockett, original host of "The Victory Garden."

September 6, 2007

 

purple and pink asters

Asters Short and Tall

Asters are the stars of our September gardens, and indeed the word aster means ‘star'.

July 5, 2007

 

purple chrysanthemums

Overachievers

Take a deep breath, pick up your clippers and shear these plants back right now.

August 17, 2006

 

colorful garden

Ubiquitous Design

Duffy created this garden in 1910, but as a design template it is timeless.

August 27, 2004

 

purple aster

Fall Blooming Asters

A farmer may still refer to asters as weeds. However, the explorers who came to this country about two centuries ago, recognized their horticultural value.

July 2, 2004

 

monarda flowers

Monarda

Monarda, also known as Bergamot, leaves are a popular flavor for tea, though the leaves hold no interest at all for grazing deer...

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