“True taste has an eye for both weeds and garden flowers.”
Poetry by Algernon Charles Swinburne and Oscar Wilde.
Excerpts from" A Flower in a Letter" by Elizabeth Barrett Browning.
Vita Sackville-West and her husband Nigel Nicolson bought their home, Sissinghurst, in 1930 and gradually created one of the most famous gardens of all time.
Recently, I’ve been digging quite a lot of holes for bulbs, and as I plant them I fantasize about how beautifully they will bloom next spring.
George Eliot wrote, “Delicious autumn! …And if I were a bird, I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns.”
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.
This is the time of year to enjoy roses in our gardens. Here are some poems about these lovely flowers.
The botanical name Digitalis is from the Latin for finger, and “folk” refers to fairies, hence the common name of folks' gloves or fairies' gloves.