Posts tagged garden

June 19, 2014

 

disney horticulture

Flower Festival At Disney World

The Epcot International Flower Show and Garden Festival is held each spring for 75 days.

September 11, 2008

 

The stem of a Japanese Maple

Autumn Textures

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.

May 29, 2008

 

'Silver Carpet' Lamb's Ears

Common Names

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...

March 27, 2008

 

a golden rain tree

Golden Rain Trees

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.

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 23, 2007

 

dinner table with floating flower centerpiece

Floating Flowers

Even if you have just a small garden made up primarily of annuals, you can still make wonderful floral centerpieces for your dinner table.

March 15, 2007

 

Covent garden market in London.

Covent Garden

The development of Covent Garden flower market in 1894 allowed flowers to be available for sale for the first time in England.

March 1, 2007

 

one of Rupyard Kipling's homes in England

Snippets from Garden Writing

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.

January 11, 2007

 

a row of leafless trees before a sunset.

Louise Beebe Wilder: Winter Meditation

As the New Year unfolds, Louise Beebe Wilder's words help us to understand ourselves through the metaphor of our garden.

December 28, 2006

 

dead sunflower in winter

Tennyson’s Song

Alfred, Lord Tennyson used a garden metaphor when he wrote about an old year coming to a close.

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