Stems with multiple flower heads or flat flower umbels always need the boiling water treatment .
I just can’t seem to get enough of these dark-colored plants in my garden.
Some flowers have intense sounding names to match their hues.
During the busy gardening season, I spend so much time outdoors that order often eludes me inside my house.
Spring is the time to prepare for fall, so this month is a good time to think about your September garden.
In the summer of 2011, I visited Bill Larkin's garden in Loogootee, Indiana, and saw 30,000 colorful annuals in bloom.
Like chrysanthemums, marigolds are such serviceable flowers, and as one becomes a seasoned gardener “serviceable” becomes a most welcome descriptor.
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.
Some flower gardeners have designated cutting gardens, but most of us just snip judiciously from all areas of our yard.