They may be small or large, but their most striking characteristic is that they are always available...
For bouquets, cut the goldenrod before the buds open, when they last well and no pollen is released.
Conditioning really does extend the life of cut flowers so it's worth the effort.
Achillea is the botanical name for yarrow and was named after Homer’s hero of the Trojan wars--Achilles.
At certain times of the year we just don’t have quite enough flowers. This is when "filler" is really important.
During the holidays, it is interesting and fun to decorate with natural materials.
Flowers and containers should always complement each other.
Aegopodium, a.k.a. Goutweed, grows vigorously in temperate zones. Nothing except an extremely hot dry summer ever slows it down.
The malva plant is a mainstay in my cutting garden. There are both pink and white flowering malvas, and the blooms look like miniature hollyhocks.