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November 17, 2016

 

Vita and Harold

Vita & Harold

Vita Sackville-West and her husband Nigel Nicolson bought their home, Sissinghurst, in 1930 and gradually created one of the most famous gardens of all time.

August 11, 2016

 

Clivia

Clivias: Easy-Care House Plants

These herbaceous evergreen plants flower best if pot bound.

July 21, 2016

 

orchid

Tips For Cut Flowers

Always keep cut flowers away from hot air vents and drafts.

December 31, 2015

 

monet's gardens.

Giverny

During Monet’s lifetime, his two chief priorities were his painting and his flower gardening, but they were actually inseparable.

April 26, 2012

 

Pollen

Pollen Stains

Some tips on avoiding pollen stains, as well as some dos and don'ts for when pollen meets fabric.

January 5, 2012

 

bulb

Underground Storage

Each fall we plant our bulbs for spring bloom...

July 21, 2011

 

Uses For Lilies

Different varieties of lily bulbs can be planted to provide a succession of flowers from June through August in well-drained, sunny areas of a garden.

May 12, 2011

 

conditioning stems

Conditioning Stems: Preparing Cut Flowers For The Vase

Whether you pick flowers from your garden or buy them, all cut flowers benefit from being conditioned before they are arranged.

September 2, 2010

 

virgin mary

Flowers for the Virgin Mary

Certain flowers bloomed at specific times in the Marian calendar, and monks, friars and nuns used them to meditate on and celebrate key events in Mary’s life.

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...

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