Lespedeza is one of the best flowering shrubs for late summer and early fall. It has long arching stems weighed down by large sprays of purple pea flowers.
Grey, silver plants soften the landscape if used wisely.
If you have a large bare area in your yard, consider planting cannas for a blaze of summer color that will gladden your heart.
The genus "Lobelia" is made up of as many different species as there are days in the year.
As we walk around our gardens hoping to find that last rose of summer, we are already dreaming of roses yet to come.
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.
This is the season to savor the flowers that are still blooming and to harvest the flowers that dry well for winter arrangements.
The ancient Chinese valued plants for their symbolic and moral associations.
Since earliest times, the cone flower has been used for medicinal purposes.
Learn all about Winter Aconites on this Moment of Science.