When one has lots of different plants, it doesn’t always contribute to harmony and cohesion in a garden...
Let's get some sage advice from Duncan Crosbie’s book Tips From the Old Gardeners...
Charles Darwin identified the Pinguicula genus in the 1870s.
"Wort" is defined as a plant or herb, and recently I have become acquainted with some carnivorous ones.
There are about 150 species of perennials and shrubs in the genus Lysimachia.
Prunella is a member of the mint family, so that tells us immediately that it is a vigorous, spreading plant.
There’s one plant that self-seeds all over my yard that I pull up whenever I see it, even when it is in flower.
This biennial plant has been and remains popular in gardens over many generations.
In the Midwest, freesias are almost impossible to grow without a greenhouse.