I often mutter to myself and also to the plants in my garden, and perhaps you do too.
I love the informality of Churchill’s flower paintings, with simple vases containing bunches of garden blooms.
Many American gardeners have tried to imitate aspects of English gardens.
Thomas Jefferson's gardens at Monticello combined the beautiful with the practical.
Learn about the Golden Wattle of Australia, on this Focus on Flowers.
Take a deep breath, pick up your clippers and shear these plants back right now.
In July Americans celebrate Independence Day and the French celebrate Bastille Day so it seems appropriate to think about red, white and blue flowers.
Roses have diverse symbolic meanings and have been used as literary references since Shakespeare's time.
Learn about the diversity of Island Flower beds on this Focus on Flowers.
As we think about flower decorations for the holidays, it is interesting to think about the lavish scale of floral art in English Victorian homes.