William Shakespeare was inspired by plants and flowers when writing his famous plays. His writing is filled with botanical metaphors.
Learn about the Cloisters Museum and it's famous Unicorn Tapestries on this Focus on Flowers.
In September we get our houseplants ready to move back indoors.
Take a deep breath, pick up your clippers and shear these plants back right now.
Many white flowers bloom in May, but the tiarella is one of the only ones to bloom so prettily in the shade.
The plays of William Shakespeare are abound with allusions to plants and flowers.
Plants go in and out of fashion, and Coleus seems to be making a fashion comeback.
We are surprised and chagrined by the way weeds keep popping up no matter how vigilant we are. But we can also be surprised by the more decorative plants.