In Autumn, not only do the colors in the garden seem richer and more mellow, but textures also assume a more dominant role in plantings.
Like people, plants have more than one formal name: the genus name, the species name, often a cultivar name, as well as a common name. Learn more...
The Golden Rain tree blooms in summer making it a good choice for when the spring bloomers have ceased to be the focal points in a garden.
Sage and lavender are used extensively in perennial borders but there is another, hyssop, that deserves more attention than it currently receives.
Even if you have just a small garden made up primarily of annuals, you can still make wonderful floral centerpieces for your dinner table.
The development of Covent Garden flower market in 1894 allowed flowers to be available for sale for the first time in England.
A lot has been written about flowers and gardening. While some of it is sublime and a lot of it is hyperbole, most of it is just amusing.
As the New Year unfolds, Louise Beebe Wilder's words help us to understand ourselves through the metaphor of our garden.
Alfred, Lord Tennyson used a garden metaphor when he wrote about an old year coming to a close.
One of the disadvantages of gardening in a cold climate is that we have no flowers in our gardens at this time of the year.