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January 7, 2010


a pink and white cyclamen flower bud in the fore of a snowy background.

Cyclamen: Caring For Cold Weather Houseplants

Those of us who live in cold climates love houseplants that will flower indoors in winter, and one with great appeal is the cyclamen.

November 26, 2009


a bright red amaryllis bloom with a black background.

Dormancy For Amaryllis

If you still have an amaryllis plant that flowered last winter, putting the bulb into dormancy will make it flower again this season.

November 19, 2009


a bunch of paper white narcissus flowers before a pink background.

Flowers For Winter

Paper White Narcissus bulbs are easy to grow indoors and provide clusters of highly perfumed white flowers.

October 29, 2009


a branch full of bright red winterberries.


Winterberry produces a grand display of bright red berries that persist and light up its branches long after all of the leaves have fallen.

March 5, 2009


A pink, Spring flower.

Signs of Spring

Ruth Arthur wrote a poem about the juxtaposition of the last vestiges of winter and the optimistic signs of spring. Read it on this Focus on Flowers.

December 18, 2008


A nativity scene.

The Innkeeper’s Wife

In the poem, the Innkeeper's Wife, Clive Samson recalls the winter night of the nativity.

August 28, 2008


white blossoms of serviceberry shrub

Colorful Shrubs

Now is the time to think about possible additions to the shrubs in your personal landscape.

March 27, 2008


a golden rain tree

Golden Rain Trees

The Golden Rain tree blooms in summer making it a good choice for when the spring bloomers have ceased to be the focal points in a garden.

March 20, 2008


a branch of white flowers from a serviceberry tree.

Serviceberry Trees

The American Serviceberry is a small deciduous tree with a pleasantly round top. It truly is a tree that provides interest across all seasons.

January 31, 2008


two yellow and orange tulip buds sprouting from a tulip tree.

The Tulip Tree (Or Yellow Poplar, Depending On the Season)

Trees are our oldest living organism; they have been on our earth for about 370 million years. One of the most beautiful varieties is the Tulip Tree.

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