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.
Part of my fascination with this iris is that the deer leave them alone.
These easy-to-grow plants are sometimes used as flowering screens or hedges for privacy in small yards.
In the garden, it seems easier to remember that perfection is not the goal.
For flower lovers, the ability to step out into the garden and pick a fistful of blooms for a vase, is one of spring’s great pleasures.
Like good friends, good shrubs have the capacity to keep surprising us with their many virtues!
Commonly called false sunflowers, all heliopsis plants are North American wildflowers, and they make excellent cut flowers.
In December, there are varied types of evergreen foliage that can be used to contrast form, color and texture in vases and centerpieces.
Balloon flowers' petals flare out so that the bottom of the flower is broader than the top and shaped like a bell.