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.
The cool fall weather causes plants that are new to your garden to transition more comfortably...
It’s possible to have colorful shade gardens that have a continual sequence of bloom.
Japanese Tree Lilac is a useful, adaptable ornamental tree.
Carolina Silverbells used to be hard to find and were rarely seen in home gardens, but now I'm determined to find one!
This star magnolia is certainly a spring “star” but fades into the adjacent greenery a bit once her precocious flowers fade away.
Sweetbay Magnolia flowers have a citrusy fragrance that makes me want to sniff them whenever I am nearby.
The texture of evergreens contribute significantly to the winter landscape.
I am dreaming this winter of tall, thin trees, ...and these need no trimming.