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Posts tagged wildflowers

November 19, 2015



Eupatorium Species

Many gardens don’t have room for such big plants! But in those that do, Joe Pye weed is sure to please both humans...and butterflies.

September 4, 2014


native wildflowers

Native Wildflowers

It's best to purchase wildflower seeds and plants from nurseries that specialize in natives.

December 5, 2013


false sunflower

False Sunflowers

Commonly called false sunflowers, all heliopsis plants are North American wildflowers, and they make excellent cut flowers.

November 14, 2013


Crested Butte wildflowers


Many of us who love flowers cherish special floral memories that we hope we will never forget.

June 6, 2013


woodland poppy

Love Of The Woodland Poppy

Wordsworth obviously was as impressed with this versatile plant as we still are today.

August 25, 2011


Detail of Wits End Garden map.

Wits End – A Vincennes, Indiana Garden

It is difficult to choose a favorite part of this eclectic garden...full of must-see areas and plants so that visitors are overwhelmed by the beauty of it all.

February 26, 2009


the grave of Henry David Thoreau, adorned with various botanical gifts such as pine-cones, plants and flowers.

Gardening In the Media During The 19th Century

19th Century Magazines emphasized naturalism as opposed to the perceived vulgarity of rich people using their gardens to advertise their wealth and status.

February 5, 2009


a detailed painting of a yellow flower.

Botanical Art Today

Botanical art is back in style at last. It has emerged from its Cinderella status in the last century to being admired in the 21st century.

July 26, 2007


flower garden in Belgium

Serendipity and Design

The price one pays for this indulgence is that once something flowers it usually self seeds. Before long the garden's original design becomes blurred...

June 20, 2006


eupatorium flowers


There are about 40 Eupatarium species of native North American wildflowers available and they like room to romp and form large clumps.

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