These so-called thugs are plants that cover the ground so fast that if left to their own devices they eventually crowd out every other plant in a bed.
Like good friends, good shrubs have the capacity to keep surprising us with their many virtues!
Commonly called false sunflowers, all heliopsis plants are North American wildflowers, and they make excellent cut flowers.
At certain times of the year we just don’t have quite enough flowers. This is when "filler" is really important.
Flowers and containers should always complement each other.
The majority of items for your table centerpiece can be scrounged from the garden and yard.
Like chrysanthemums, marigolds are such serviceable flowers, and as one becomes a seasoned gardener “serviceable” becomes a most welcome descriptor.
Whether you pick flowers from your garden or buy them, all cut flowers benefit from being conditioned before they are arranged.
Tulips are one of our most popular spring flowering bulbs. Colette wrote about how to revive a cut tulip that is drooping.
Our winter homes are not ideal environments for cut flowers to flourish in. Fortunately, there are still ways to make sure they have a long life