Posts tagged dahlias

January 16, 2014

 

dinner plate dahlia

Dinner Plate Dahlias

The heads of the dinner plate dahlias are quite heavy, and sometimes they are displayed in a large float bowl so viewers can look down on their gorgeous petals.

August 22, 2013

 

peacock orchid.

Tropical Summer Bulbs Are Worth The Effort

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.

July 4, 2013

 

luminous white blossoms

Luminous White Blossoms

Repetition of white interspersed among other colorful blossoms ties plantings together.

September 24, 2009

 

Colorful, cut flowers.

How To Cut Flowers

Some flower gardeners have designated cutting gardens, but most of us just snip judiciously from all areas of our yard.

May 14, 2004

 

a flower in a coat buttonhole

Annuals

"Whatever a man's age he can reduce it several years by putting a bright-colored flower in his buttonhole."

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