My formula when choosing plants for my garden: focus on my three favorite colors, plus or minus white.
There are over 900 species of salvias, and it is the largest genus in the mint family.
There are many plants that produce edible flowers and are safe to eat if they are grown without the use of pesticides.
It is not a coincidence that many weddings are scheduled for June as there are plenty of flowers available. Learn more...
Sage and lavender are used extensively in perennial borders but there is another, hyssop, that deserves more attention than it currently receives.
A native of the Mediterranean region, it resists settling into Midwestern gardens unless we pamper it a bit.