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December 7, 2017

 

allium

Flowering Onions

The Allium genus is a large one...

July 13, 2017

 

colorful foliage

Colorful Foliage

Foliage color can light up the landscape in all seasons of the year, not only in the fall...

June 8, 2017

 

Verbena

Versatile Verbenas

I would not be without Verbena bonariensis in my garden. It’s an annual, but it attracts birds, butterflies, and hummingbirds...and bees.

June 1, 2017

 

salvia

Stalwart Salvias

“How shall a man die that has sage in his garden?”

December 15, 2016

 

African violet

African Violets

African violets are native to eastern Africa and were collected in the wild during the late 19th century by Baron von Saint-Paul.

October 20, 2016

 

autumn leaves

October

“Even if something is left undone, everyone must take time to sit still and watch the leaves turn.”

August 25, 2016

 

opal basil

Contributing Partners For Flower Arrangements

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.

June 2, 2016

 

black gamecock

Louisiana Iris

Part of my fascination with this iris is that the deer leave them alone.

November 19, 2015

 

eupatorium

Eupatorium Species

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.

November 12, 2015

 

penstemons

Penstemons

Their flowers have two lips, a bit like snapdragon blooms, and there are approximately 250 species in the genus.

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