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.
Silver-leaved plants like Artemisia and sage are heat and drought tolerant as well as being unappetizing to deer and rabbits.
Here are some tips for quick and easy and green holiday decor.
Just about any herb you grow can be used as filler to increase the impact of a few garden flowers in a vase.
At certain times of the year we just don’t have quite enough flowers. This is when "filler" is really important.
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.