Lilac and lavender, roses and annual sweet-peas have distinctive and memorable scents.
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.
Try freezing edible flowers into ice cubes for a unique touch to your dinner party drinks.
Deer will eat any plant if they are hungry enough. However, like us, they find some foods more appetizing than others.
Learn about how to best assess your gardens for Spring on this edition of Focus On Flowers.
Sage and lavender are used extensively in perennial borders but there is another, hyssop, that deserves more attention than it currently receives.
Asters are the stars of our September gardens, and indeed the word aster means ‘star'.
There is pleasure in just working outside since we realize winter will soon close in and closing us indoors.
Common garden sage, Salvia officinalis, is a staple in the herb garden and a plant for all seasons.
A native of the Mediterranean region, it resists settling into Midwestern gardens unless we pamper it a bit.