When buying plants for hanging baskets remind yourself of the old saying: one should include “a thriller, a filler, and a spiller.”
Black-eyed Susans multiply quickly, which can be a blessing, or a curse.
Keeping a garden presentable across all seasons of the year requires an eagle eye, and considerable commitment of time and energy.
As well as wonderful quotations, C. L. Fornari's handy book contains a lot of useful advice.
Like a little black dress, some plants are classics and never go out of style.
The heads of the dinner plate dahlias are quite heavy, and sometimes they are displayed in a large float bowl so viewers can look down on their gorgeous petals.
I have used fennel as filler with all sorts of flowers and have come up with some really fun arrangements!
The repetitive nature of the task of cutting back plants allows me to relax.
Ninety percent of the bulbs in home flower gardens belong to just 6 genera: Narcissus, Tulipa, Hyacinthus, Iris, Lilium and Gladiola.
Learn about perennial cultivars, on this Focus on Flowers.