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Posts tagged Dianthus

May 31, 2018

 

Low Growers

Low growers are like the glue in garden beds, holding things together and making the garden look cohesive.

December 14, 2017

 

Phlox paniculata ‘Laura’.

Namesake Gifts For The Holidays

Namesake plant gifts are easy to send and are usually well received.

August 3, 2017

 

Monarda, a.k.a. Bee Balm. (Can you see the hummingbird?)

Dedicated Beds

I am lucky to have a large garden space and so I have the luxury of being able to dedicate some of my beds to a single perennial species.

February 18, 2016

 

As Riley said, “And the pansies and pinks that the summertime throws…” Here are some beautiful "pinks"(Dianthus ‘Burning Witch’).

Indiana’s Poet: James Whitcomb Riley

We'll hear one of James Whitcomb Riley's most charming poems, as well as his poetic nod to some flowers on a sunshiny day.

April 12, 2012

 

Flowering coneflowers.

Preparing For August Blooms: Top Midwestern Perennials

A list of the plants that carry my garden through the tough days of August.

October 6, 2011

 

A Living Wall

Walls of plants, both indoors and out, are trendy, though they were actually featured by the Brazilian designer Roberto Burley Marks over 100 years ago.

April 15, 2010

 

A Gilly-Flower (European wallflower)

A gilly flower referred to any clove scented bloom such as a clove pink that we now call a dianthus, or a wallflower or scented stock.

August 23, 2007

 

Floating Flowers

Even if you have just a small garden made up primarily of annuals, you can still make wonderful floral centerpieces for your dinner table.

July 23, 2004

 

Fragrance in the Garden

The scents of summer can surround us if we grow plants like these, strategically placed in our garden.

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