In the Victorian language of flowers, giving honeysuckle was a way of acknowledging a lady had a sweet disposition.
I recently saw a lovely bed in my neighborhood devoted entirely to annuals. It was full sun and composed predominantly of pink and blue flowers. At the back were tall cleome, commonly called spider plant.
Filipendula rubra produces airy rose-pink flower clusters that can be between 4-10 inches wide and rise above the plant’s deeply divided leaves presenting a regal appearance befitting its common name, Queen of the Prairie.
Digging up the root ball of an established plant completely and cutting it into sections actually benefits the plant.
Starting plants from existing ones is fun as well as economical.
A perennial is a flowering plant that lives for three or more years.
Perennial beds need to be well dug initially to loosen the soil and then amended with compost or other organic material.
There is a legend about a knight in armor who is walking along the bank of a river...
“True taste has an eye for both weeds and garden flowers.”