A well-appointed garden needs not only flowers but also decorative foliage that is concurrently available to combine with the garden flowers in a vase.
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.