Our native sumacs have vibrant, colorful foliage in autumn, and yet they are often overlooked as shrubs for residential gardens.
We can learn some of life's major lessons in our gardens. For example, we learn the inevitability of change as nothing is ever static in nature.
No two gardens will ever be exactly the same, but neither will any two days or even two hours be identical in the same garden.
Learn about the Cloisters Museum and it's famous Unicorn Tapestries on this Focus on Flowers.
On today's Focus on Flowers, read the words of John Keats... "Ode to Autumn."
Learn about the importance of the pathway through your garden, on this Focus On Flowers.
Helen of Troy calmed witnesses of the horrors of the Trojan War with a drink made of wine and opium. Learn more about poppies on this Focus on Flowers.
Learn about how to best assess your gardens for Spring on this edition of Focus On Flowers.
When there are no flowers blooming in our gardens during these cold winter months, I often find myself indulging my passion for flowers in introspective ways.