I can smell roses in the air as I write this, and there are none around me... In college, a friend of mine had rose trees at her house -her dad had trained bushes into two 6-foot tall trees...
Alliums are great, fuss-free plants to add color and structural interest to your garden.
As Spring nears, I am eager for fragrant rose blossoms. Here I explain what a rose is, what it is used for, what it symbolizes, and include photos for your viewing pleasure.
A garden hosting lily flowers creates a majestic myriad of color combinations. Some species of lilies are not easy to recognize because of the difference in their petal pattern and style. If the look of some lilies can be compared to that of caps, some may resemble trumpets or instruments. It’s...
Chinese Holly, with its bright green leaves and glossy red berries, thrive in warm climates. Soil pH, fertilizer and insecticides help Chinese Holly shrubs to stay healthy.
Everyone loves roses, yet they can be difficult to grow successfully. Getting a rose garden to take may require some work as these flowers need specific conditions to grow. Here, are some tips to planting your own rose garden so that you will have success with your own roses and enjoy their beauty.
A tour of some of my flowers this year. A good look into what will grow and thrive in zone 7, even during a hard growing season.
These North American native perennials are a great choice to add color to your shade garden.
Deeply hued plants add depth and drama to your garden landscape.
If you like easy to grow, drought tolerant, fragrant flowers that bloom from early summer to fall, I think you will love the four o’clock flower!