Posts tagged winter

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.

August 30, 2007

 

orange and pink pot pourri

Fall Dead-heading: And Winter Pot Pourri

Sounds brutal, but dead-heading is important for promoting new growth.

February 1, 2007

 

a flower arrangement before a purple background.

Flower Arrangements: A Cure For The Flowerless Winter Woes

While flower arrangements are ephemeral, creating and viewing them can brighten a winter's day.

January 25, 2007

 

a winter floral arrangement.

Winter Floral Arrangements: The “Facing” Arrangement

With only a few flowers we can craft attractive winter floral arrangements by combining them with different kinds of foliage.

January 11, 2007

 

a row of leafless trees before a sunset.

Louise Beebe Wilder: Winter Meditation

As the New Year unfolds, Louise Beebe Wilder's words help us to understand ourselves through the metaphor of our garden.

December 7, 2006

 

daffodil flowers in vase

Distraction

One of the disadvantages of gardening in a cold climate is that we have no flowers in our gardens at this time of the year.

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