Posts tagged Sage

August 8, 2013

 

red-veined sorrel, feverfew

Herbal Companions Help To Fill Out A Bouquet

Just about any herb you grow can be used as filler to increase the impact of a few garden flowers in a vase.

May 23, 2013

 

dill

Fillers Supplement Flowers In A Bouquet

At certain times of the year we just don’t have quite enough flowers. This is when "filler" is really important.

July 19, 2012

 

purple and white flowers

Color Combinations

My formula when choosing plants for my garden: focus on my three favorite colors, plus or minus white.

January 19, 2012

 

Salvia farinacea

Sold On Salvia

There are over 900 species of salvias, and it is the largest genus in the mint family.

February 4, 2010

 

zucchini blossoms

Edible Flowers

There are many plants that produce edible flowers and are safe to eat if they are grown without the use of pesticides.

June 4, 2009

 

Pastel wedding flowers.

Wedding Flowers

It is not a coincidence that many weddings are scheduled for June as there are plenty of flowers available. Learn more...

September 27, 2007

 

hyssop flower and butterfly

Hyssop

Sage and lavender are used extensively in perennial borders but there is another, hyssop, that deserves more attention than it currently receives.

June 3, 2005

 

lavender in basket

Lavender

A native of the Mediterranean region, it resists settling into Midwestern gardens unless we pamper it a bit.

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