Flowers are symbols that reinforce our joys and mitigate our sorrows.
Yellow is definitely the color of the month in my garden, and I suspect in yours.
We wait all winter for the daffodils to bloom in the spring.
Ajuga is hardy zones 3-9 and prefers light shade and evenly moist well-drained soil.
English writer John Drinkwater wrote the following poem many years ago.
There is an old saying that the time to prune the roses is when the forsythia blooms. Here in my Midwestern garden our forsythia blooms in March.
Lilac and lavender, roses and annual sweet-peas have distinctive and memorable scents.
Nasturtiums, as well as being exceptionally cheery flowering plants, have such unusual rounded leaves.
Most of us prefer tulips in a vase when they are closed or just partly open, rather than splayed outwards, wide open, just before the petals fall.
Tulips are one of our most popular spring flowering bulbs. Colette wrote about how to revive a cut tulip that is drooping.