Posts tagged foliage

May 8, 2008

 

Deer

Discouraging Bambi

Deer will eat any plant if they are hungry enough. However, like us, they find some foods more appetizing than others.

April 3, 2008

 

The tip of an asparagus fern.

Spring Greens

"April prepares her green traffic light and the world thinks GO." - Christopher Morley

September 27, 2007

 

hyssop flower and butterfly

Hyssop

Sage and lavender are used extensively in perennial borders but there is another, hyssop, that deserves more attention than it currently receives.

August 16, 2007

 

yellow oxeye daisies with dark center

August Gold

Many August bloomers are majestic erect plants that match the color of the sun and luxuriate in its heat.

August 2, 2007

 

cimicifugas flower

Cimicifugas

At this time of the year the graceful cimicifugas point their spires of tiny white flowers towards the sky.

May 3, 2007

 

Dragon Wing Pink Begonia

Dragon Wing Begonias

As gardeners plan their annual plantings this spring, many are excited about a hybrid begonia know as "Dragon Wing Begonia." Learn more...

January 25, 2007

 

a winter floral arrangement.

Winter Floral Arrangements: The “Facing” Arrangement

With only a few flowers we can craft attractive winter floral arrangements by combining them with different kinds of foliage.

December 21, 2006

 

holiday flower centerpiece

Constance Spry: Timeless Books for Flower Arrangers

The information is timeless, so they make good reading for anyone who loves flowers.

October 5, 2006

 

blue star flowers

Amsonia: Blue Stars

There are some perennials that provide an added bonus of foliage that changes color in the fall.

September 21, 2006

 

red geraniums

Multiples Through Division

Cool fall days give gardeners the incentive to divide perennials, so that new starts can be established before the winter.

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