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Posts tagged daisy

October 11, 2007


gaillardia flower


Their daisy flowers have red, yellow, orange and maroon shades that remind us of the rich colors of the blankets woven by the Native Americans.

September 6, 2007


purple and pink asters

Asters Short and Tall

Asters are the stars of our September gardens, and indeed the word aster means ‘star'.

July 19, 2007


chicory flower


Chicory is a weedy looking late herb, but when it blooms it transforms itself with scores of small sky blue daisy like flowers.

October 19, 2006


pink chrysanthemums

A Pass-Along Mum

Many years ago a friend left a start of this mum on my front porch, and grateful for her generosity I have passed it along to nearly every gardener I know.

September 7, 2006


sneezeweed flowers


These are excellent native perennials to add variety in the late summer garden and their colors make a good segue into fall.

July 13, 2006


yellow desdemona in shade


Sometimes there are wet spots in a garden that need permanent plantings to convert a liability into an asset.

June 25, 2004




A stalwart perennial in American gardens, the lanceleaf coreopsis is a native of the prairies of the Midwest. It is a plant with a sunny disposition.

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