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Posts tagged Sage

October 11, 2018

 

Late Bloomers: Sedums, Autumn Sage, Heleniums

Sedums with dark-colored leaves look striking in the fall garden and contrast with the colorful autumn leaves.

September 21, 2017

 

Burkwood Daphne 'Carol Mackie' at the Denver Botanical Garden.

Perfumed Shrubs

If you are eager to have more perfume in your garden there are many shrubs from which you may like to choose.

June 1, 2017

 

Salvia x sylvestris 'May Night'.

Stalwart Salvias

“How shall a man die that has sage in his garden?”

August 25, 2016

 

Opal basil looks great in a bouquet!

Contributing Partners For Flower Arrangements

A well-appointed garden needs not only flowers but also decorative foliage that is concurrently available to combine with the garden flowers in a vase.

August 20, 2015

 

A close look at Artemisia versicolor 'Seafoam' ("curlicue sage").

Durable Plants

Silver-leaved plants like Artemisia and sage are heat and drought tolerant as well as being unappetizing to deer and rabbits.

December 18, 2014

 

Arborvitae cones. Look around your yard for a variety of beautiful evergreen colors and textures!

Holiday Greens

Here are some tips for quick and easy and green holiday decor.

August 8, 2013

 

Red-veined sorrel and feverfew growing in an herb garden bed.

Herbal Companions Help To Fill Out A Bouquet

Just about any herb you grow can be used as filler to increase the impact of a few garden flowers in a vase.

May 23, 2013

 

Dill "can also add personality to a flower arrangement..."

Fillers Supplement Flowers In A Bouquet

At certain times of the year we just don’t have quite enough flowers. This is when "filler" is really important.

July 19, 2012

 

Purple and white flowers.

Color Combinations

My formula when choosing plants for my garden: focus on my three favorite colors, plus or minus white.

January 19, 2012

 

Salvia farinacea.

Sold On Salvia

There are over 900 species of salvias, and it is the largest genus in the mint family.

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