Posts tagged English

November 13, 2008

 

A golden wattle plant.

Golden Wattle

Learn about the Golden Wattle of Australia, on this Focus on Flowers.

June 5, 2008

 

A bright blue, cornflower.

Cornflowers

Learn all about Cornflowers on this Focus on Flowers.

October 25, 2007

 

ballerina geraniums

Cultivar Names

Flowers have a scientific name as well as a cultivar name. Both are useful when flipping through your fall catalog.

April 26, 2007

 

An array of colorful snapdragons.

Snapdragons

Snapdragons get their name from children pressing the sides of the flowers to make the two tips snap open. Learn more...

August 18, 2005

 

russian sage in garden

Perovskia (Russian Sage)

Grey, silver plants soften the landscape if used wisely.

December 17, 2004

 

holly and ivy illustration

Holly and Ivy

At the approach of the holiday season, early American colonists decorated their homes with greenery in the English tradition.

October 15, 2004

 

hyacint bulb

Hyacinth Bulbs

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.

July 2, 2004

 

monarda flowers

Monarda

Monarda, also known as Bergamot, leaves are a popular flavor for tea, though the leaves hold no interest at all for grazing deer...

May 21, 2004

 

The bleeding heart.

Bleeding Heart

Learn about the bleeding heart, on this Focus on Flowers.

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