Plant lots of nasturtiums, coneflowers, and sunflowers to provide seeds for these year-round garden residents.
These easy-to-grow plants are sometimes used as flowering screens or hedges for privacy in small yards.
I love the informality of Churchill’s flower paintings, with simple vases containing bunches of garden blooms.
Gardens honoring St. Francis are full of color, sound, scent and movement, and birds and butterflies abound.
Many August bloomers are majestic erect plants that match the color of the sun and luxuriate in its heat.
July is a month when hot weather saps the energy of gardeners, but July-blooming plants are undaunted.
I love it for its wealth of golden flowers, which fill my vases from mid summer to mid fall.