It’s like the emperor with no clothes. The crown imperial stands 3 to 4 feet tall, its Sun King-bright flowers lording it over the spring garden with the hauteur of Louis XIV, utterly unaware that its dignity is fatally undercut by the absurdity of its green bad-hair-day topknot.
Not every spring bulb has the classic sculptured grace of a lily-flowered tulip. Yet many bulbs beyond the ordinary have charms that can grow on a gardener, adding variety and interest where tulips, daffodils and crocuses may seem old hat.
The monocotyledonous geophytes are coming! The monocotyledonous geophytes are coming! I knew that would get your attention.
There is no better part of the year for a gardener than right now, assuming you’re reading this around March or April and ...
Back in January 1906, the Gardener’s Monthly Magazine featured these women perusing seed catalogs and magazines.
No one wants to think about gardening when the temperatures hover in the single digits and the wind is howling, but before ...
This is the time when the world waxes eloquent (or some semblance thereof) about “new beginnings.” Really? Is there such a thing