For bouquets, cut the goldenrod before the buds open, when they last well and no pollen is released.
September is an excellent time to walk around your garden and take stock.
A well-appointed garden needs not only flowers but also decorative foliage that is concurrently available to combine with the garden flowers in a vase.
Conditioning really does extend the life of cut flowers so it's worth the effort.
Part of my fascination with this iris is that the deer leave them alone.
A single bloom cut from a poinsettia plant, with a short stem in a low vase, is also a space saving and inexpensive decoration for the holiday dinner table.
Achillea is the botanical name for yarrow and was named after Homer’s hero of the Trojan wars--Achilles.
For flower lovers, a Thanksgiving table is not complete without some blooms.
I just can’t seem to get enough of these dark-colored plants in my garden.