George Eliot wrote, “Delicious autumn! …And if I were a bird, I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns.”
A hard frost will kill off our annuals for good, but there are tricks we can try to get more treats from our annual purchases.
A well-appointed garden needs not only flowers but also decorative foliage that is concurrently available to combine with the garden flowers in a vase.
The unusual "muscular" bark of this native tree adds visual interest to the winter landscape.
The sun shining through the windows lights up the colors beautifully!
Coral bells have gorgeous foliage that present endless possibilities.
Color combinations can make plant neighbors “pop” and show us that more of the one thing is not always better.
It’s possible to have colorful shade gardens that have a continual sequence of bloom.
I love the informality of Churchill’s flower paintings, with simple vases containing bunches of garden blooms.
A friend gave me a gardening magazine that she purchased in Britain. It's a gift that goes on giving!