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.
Learn all about the royal Fritillaria, on this Focus on Flowers.
In late February in my Midwestern garden, I delight in the green, sprouting foliage of little bulbs. It is evidence that the tiniest flowers are the bravest.
Children, the world over, have learned about the enchanting things that can happen in gardens because of Beatrix Potter.
"A rose is a rose is a rose." However all plants we call geraniums are not geraniums; some are really pelargoniums.
Thomas Dolliver Church created a modern landscape design esthetic that is seen all over California.
Vita Sackville-West's luxuriant plantings create a setting of decadence and romance at the garden of Sissinghurst Castle.
Beatrix Farrand was a great American landscape designer. Two of her most famous gardens are found at Princeton and Yale Universities.
Whether you prefer the large hyacinths that are synonymous with the Dutch, or the smaller ones beloved by the Brits, do plant some hyacinth bulbs this fall.