Category: Flowers

Spring Cleanup

The Return Of Spring – Cleaning Up My Garden Every year I look forward to spring. I can’t wait to see my perennial plants, like old friends, pop their heads through the snow, still...

Beefing Up The Winter Garden

Beefing up the Winter Garden Last week, I thought about how I can make my garden a little more interesting in the winter.  The picture in the last post is highly unusual.  We do...

garden seeds and bulbs

Seeds Bulbs

Seeds and Bulbs I love planting new bulbs. Burying them in the ground in the fall, I know that, though the winter can be long and harsh, spring will see the first tender shoots...

Butterfly Blue Scabiosa Columbaria

The Pincushion Flower Butterfly Blue

The Pincushion Flower: Butterfly Blue One of our favorite perennial plants for the garden is Scabiosa columbaria “Butterfly Blue.” This delightful little plant blooms all summer long and is an important addition to the...

Pansies

Can You Live Without Pansies

The Joy Of Pansies in Your Garden. When the winter winds blow and I am feeling completely dejected, I make myself feel better, by reading my seed catalogs. Of all the pictures of flowers...

Garden Paths

Garden Paths: Tiptoe Through the Tulips Garden paths are essential for anyone who is fully bent on eradicating grass from the yard. You might not think that is your goal—but if you are a...