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April 21, 2011


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Hollow Stems: Preparing Them For Arrangement

Flowers from bulbs are easy to arrange informally in a vase.

April 7, 2011


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Pre-Bloom Time: Anticipating Those First Signs Of Spring

Each of us has our own personal method by which we confirm the onset of spring. For me it is when my ground-hugging yellow aconites bloom.

November 11, 2010


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Future Flowers: Plant Bulbs Now For Spring Enjoyment

I am now digging big wide round holes and placing lots of bulbs of different sizes and bloom times all together at differing depths.

March 11, 2010


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Storehouses of energy…the miracle of bulbs!

Ninety percent of the bulbs in home flower gardens belong to just 6 genera: Narcissus, Tulipa, Hyacinthus, Iris, Lilium and Gladiola.

January 28, 2010


a flower frozen into an ice cube inside a tall glass

Edible Flowers And Ice Cubes

Try freezing edible flowers into ice cubes for a unique touch to your dinner party drinks.

April 23, 2009


a portrait of William Shakespeare.

Shakespeare’s Plays And Plants

William Shakespeare was inspired by plants and flowers when writing his famous plays. His writing is filled with botanical metaphors.

October 16, 2008


A garden pathway.

Edging Paths

Learn about the importance of the pathway through your garden, on this Focus On Flowers.

April 24, 2008



Spring Assessment

Learn about how to best assess your gardens for Spring on this edition of Focus On Flowers.

May 10, 2007


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Georgia Blue Veronica: An Herbaceous Perennial

The leaves of Georgia Blue Veronica are small and dark green and turn a burgundy-bronze shade in winter.

February 22, 2007



Discussing The Daffodil In Honor Of St. David’s Day

March 1st is Saint David's Day, a Welsh holiday. What better way to commemorate the holiday than with a discussion of Wales' national flower, the daffodil?

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