Today we're focusing on blossoms with blue and lavender colors.
Early spring warmth causes some plants to break dormancy too soon with the result that they are damaged if it turns cold again.
We need native plants in our gardens, since natives are a vital part of a healthy eco-system.
Hooker had an enduring passion for plants and discovered many of the ones that grow in our gardens today.
The genus name honors Pierre Magnol, French botanist (1638-1715).
For bouquets, cut the goldenrod before the buds open, when they last well and no pollen is released.
The unusual "muscular" bark of this native tree adds visual interest to the winter landscape.
There are many mounding plants, but they need to be interspersed in a garden with some vertical accents.
Many gardens don’t have room for such big plants! But in those that do, Joe Pye weed is sure to please both humans...and butterflies.
Carolina Silverbells used to be hard to find and were rarely seen in home gardens, but now I'm determined to find one!