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March 9, 2017

 

Researcher cross-pollinating cowpea emasculated buds through artificial cross-pollination method using brush to spread the pollen grains on flower buds.

Hybrids

At this time of the year, as we peruse our spring catalogs, we will run across plants described as new hybrids.

February 2, 2017

 

Magnolia ‘Butterflies’.

Magnolia Genus

The genus name honors Pierre Magnol, French botanist (1638-1715).

September 15, 2016

 

Hydrangea paniculata 'Vanille Fraise'.

Hydrangea Heaven

Some of their names are almost as lovely as the flowers themselves!

March 17, 2016

 

Darwin tulips.

Triumphs & Darwins

These hybridized tulips would look great in your garden!

September 24, 2015

 

Veronica spicata ‘Glory’ Royal Candles.

Speedwells

Some speedwells are low growing but most are upright with flower spires of blues, violets, pinks and whites.

October 30, 2014

 

This Agastache ‘Blue Fortune’ blossom is being paid a visit by a hoverfly.

Agastache

This genus of plants are commonly called anise hyssops and are in the mint family.

February 6, 2014

 

From the "Winter Jewels" hellebore collection.

Winter Jewels

These unique flowering plants make wonderful Valentine gifts for gardeners.

April 9, 2009

 

Heirloom Plants

Heirloom plants and flowers have historical significance because of their seeds are handed down across successive generations of gardeners.

September 18, 2008

 

Fall-Blooming Aconites

Learn about the Fall-Blooming Aconite on this Focus on Flowers.

April 5, 2007

 

The Cruelest Month

April is known as the cruelest month due to the erratic weather and the possibility for freezing temperatures to creep back in and injure new plants.

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