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May 16, 2019

 

Honeysuckle: A Sweet Disposition?

In the Victorian language of flowers, giving honeysuckle was a way of acknowledging a lady had a sweet disposition.

April 7, 2016

 

Common hyacinths.

Garden Hyacinth

One of the many pleasures of springtime is smelling the perfume of hyacinths...

October 16, 2014

 

Unlike the Eupatorium purpureum shown here, the 'Baby Joe' variety offers a more compact plant for smaller spaces.

Smaller And Better

Dwarf varieties of old favorites are much more suitable for small yards.

October 9, 2014

 

Clethra alnifolia blossom.

Summersweet Surprises

Like good friends, good shrubs have the capacity to keep surprising us with their many virtues!

August 22, 2013

 

Gladiolus Callianthus, otherwise known as the peacock orchid.

Tropical Summer Bulbs Are Worth The Effort

Summer bulbs are labor intensive, as they have to be dug and stored each fall; however, they add immeasurably to the diversity of the summer garden.

July 11, 2013

 

A sweet-smelling tuberose blossom.

Tuberose Smells So Sweet

The fragrance of the tuberose is popular with most people who’ve taken the time to stop and smell it.

April 25, 2013

 

Fothergilla major.

Witch Alder Is Lovely Across The Seasons

Our native witch alders are wonderful additions to any garden.

June 21, 2012

 

Mint julep.

Potted Mint

Mint grows so well in the ground that it is difficult to grow just a little of it.

February 16, 2012

 

Witch hazel in bloom.

Hybrid Witch Hazel

Flowering quince and forsythia are better known for forcing but witch hazel is great too.

January 12, 2012

 

Evening Primrose, Oenothera speciosa

Oenothera, Commonly Known As Evening Primrose

All evening primroses are cheerful and easy to grow flowers that pop up unexpectedly in our gardens.

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