A plantsman like his father, this younger Tradescant collected many plants from North America and introduced them into English gardens.
Invasive species have many bad habits. They hurt wildlife by smothering and destroying the plants our native creatures need for food and cover.
The American Serviceberry is a small deciduous tree with a pleasantly round top. It truly is a tree that provides interest across all seasons.
Trees are our oldest living organism; they have been on our earth for about 370 million years. One of the most beautiful varieties is the Tulip Tree.
This royally appointed botanist blazed a trail for gardener's to come.
There are some perennials that provide an added bonus of foliage that changes color in the fall.
Young colonial boys apparently enjoyed a popular sport known as shooting down the mistletoe.
If you have a large bare area in your yard, consider planting cannas for a blaze of summer color that will gladden your heart.
The genus "Lobelia" is made up of as many different species as there are days in the year.
It became a symbol of the Spanish massacre, the red and the yellow representing the blood spilled on the gold the Spaniards seized.