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Posts tagged Lavender

December 3, 2015

 

combinations of colors

Combinations

Color combinations can make plant neighbors “pop” and show us that more of the one thing is not always better.

November 12, 2015

 

penstemons

Penstemons

Their flowers have two lips, a bit like snapdragon blooms, and there are approximately 250 species in the genus.

October 15, 2015

 

meadow rue

Thalictrum Species Do Well In Shade

All meadow rues offer height in a shade garden.

August 13, 2015

 

Verbena bonariensis

Tall, Skinny, Sun-Loving Verbena Bonariensis

This plant looks a bit like a stick figure with arms and a small mop of lavender blooms on top, mimicking hair.

August 21, 2014

 

xeriscaping

Xeriscaping

The word derives from the Greek word xeros, which means dry.

September 26, 2013

 

globe thistle

Textured Flowers

Sometimes we focus so much on the color of flowers that we forget about their other significant attributes.

May 23, 2013

 

dill

Fillers Supplement Flowers In A Bouquet

At certain times of the year we just don’t have quite enough flowers. This is when "filler" is really important.

June 28, 2012

 

catnip

Resilient Catmint

What is there not to like about a pretty, serviceable and deer-resistant plant that endures hot, dry conditions?

November 25, 2010

 

childs vision-edit

Annual Sweet-Peas Smell So Good In The Poem “A Child’s Vision”

Lilac and lavender, roses and annual sweet-peas have distinctive and memorable scents.

February 18, 2010

 

glasses of champagne with hibiscus flowers inside.

Drinks with Flowers

As well as recent widespread interest in edible flowers by foodies, there also seems to be a related trend that involves bartenders putting flowers in drinks.

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