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.
Garden Un-Centered We all have our “happy” places–where we feel at home when we’re not at home. Some people are never ...
How to store dahlia tubers for planting next spring.
January (and February and December...oh, and add November to that list...and you might as well throw in March, just to complete
I have been trying to kill Grandpa Ott, known affectionately around here as Gramps, for twenty years. We brought him here ...
They don’t look alike. Not even close. But kinfolk come in all shapes and sizes. True of people and true of plants.