At the approach of the holiday season, early American colonists decorated their homes with greenery in the English tradition.
As Thanksgiving approaches and traditional family dinners are being planned, many of us will be buying cranberries.
A later common name was the "Cinderella Flower" because of the transformation of the original flower into the varied colors and forms that later evolved.
A stalwart perennial in American gardens, the lanceleaf coreopsis is a native of the prairies of the Midwest. It is a plant with a sunny disposition.