Early spring warmth causes some plants to break dormancy too soon with the result that they are damaged if it turns cold again.
We need native plants in our gardens, since natives are a vital part of a healthy eco-system.
The genus name honors Pierre Magnol, French botanist (1638-1715).
January 26 is Australia Day, and the floral emblem of Australia is the golden wattle.
Flowering quince and forsythia branches will soon be available to force into bloom.
Most flower gardeners have either beds or borders or both.
Callicarpa americana makes a good hedge on the outskirts of a garden, as well as excellent ornamental focal points in borders.
If you yearn for more fragrance in your garden, here are some suggestions for ornamental sweetshrubs that you could plant this fall.
Some of their names are almost as lovely as the flowers themselves!
The cool fall weather causes plants that are new to your garden to transition more comfortably...