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.
These herbaceous evergreen plants flower best if pot bound.
Always keep cut flowers away from hot air vents and drafts.
During Monet’s lifetime, his two chief priorities were his painting and his flower gardening, but they were actually inseparable.
Some tips on avoiding pollen stains, as well as some dos and don'ts for when pollen meets fabric.
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.
Whether you pick flowers from your garden or buy them, all cut flowers benefit from being conditioned before they are arranged.
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.
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...