“If you want to be happy for a week, take a wife. If you want to be happy all of your life, make a garden.” -Chinese proverb
I have just finished a complete overhaul of my oldest garden bed.
Louisiana iris are easy to grow in the Midwest if you have good soil, moisture and space for them to spread.
Just about any herb you grow can be used as filler to increase the impact of a few garden flowers in a vase.
Many American gardeners have tried to imitate aspects of English gardens.
Elizabeth Price Martin founded our nation’s first Garden Club in 1904.
Some shrubs have only one season of interest and forsythia is one of them.
Flowers are symbols that reinforce our joys and mitigate our sorrows.
Newly situated plants need more frequent watering than established plants.
When John Adams moved from Philadelphia to the White House, the building was still under construction and there was no sign of a garden.