This late 16th-century English plantsman is regarded as one of the first significant and probably the most influential of early English garden designers.
This is the time of year to enjoy roses in our gardens. Here are some poems about these lovely flowers.
About 2,500 years ago, the Greek poet Sappho called the rose the “queen of flowers.”
I love the informality of Churchill’s flower paintings, with simple vases containing bunches of garden blooms.
Site each plant in a spot that fits its requirements for sun or shade, as the correct location is crucial to long-term success!
During the holidays, it is interesting and fun to decorate with natural materials.
During this period there were great advances in the techniques available to reproduce botanical art—in fact, all artwork.
We sometimes see a plant with an elongated, smooth and usually skinny, trunk with a round mop of foliage at the top.
Lilac and lavender, roses and annual sweet-peas have distinctive and memorable scents.