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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...

August 9, 2007

 

liartris flowers

Liatris: Native American Perennial

Plants that have flower spikes are useful as they provide vertical interest both in the gardens and in a vase.

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