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.
Some of us enjoy the serenity of gardens under large shade trees, but trees suck up a lot of moisture...
I think more poetry has been written about spring than any other season.
Sometimes Ismene is called the Peruvian daffodil because of its shape.
Summer bulbs are labor intensive, as they have to be dug and stored each fall; however, they add immeasurably to the diversity of the summer garden.
Do you follow Gertrude Jekyll’s advice about always planting three, or multiples of three?
Camassias are delightful when grouped together in the garden or in a vase.
“Spring comes to a garden with tentative indecisive steps. A foot is advanced and then withdrawn.” - Louise Beebe Wilder
The earliest crocus flowers to appear each spring are the pale lavender ones with flimsy petals...