African violets are pushing the envelope when it comes to colors and flower forms. Ruffles, anyone?
When I was a child, I was totally mesmerized by the intense colors of the African violets that seemed to bloom continuously on my grandmother’s windowsills. I would stare in wonder at those jewel-colored blooms surrounded by collars of fuzzy leaves, fully convinced that only experienced gardeners of my grandmother’s reputation could get plants to bloom so gloriously indoors.
One of the great things about being a columnist is that when you run out of ideas you can steal them from other people.
The monocotyledonous geophytes are coming! The monocotyledonous geophytes are coming! I knew that would get your attention.
The weather outside is still a tad frightful, but the sunshine and the longer daylight this past week seem to have triggered ...
Here’s the thing about gardening: it’s never done. So now 2015 is winding down, the year in which I thought my garden would …
Back in January 1906, the Gardener’s Monthly Magazine featured these women perusing seed catalogs and magazines.