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.
Irises are named after a goddess who delivered messages while traveling on a rainbow. Just one reason they have so many colors.
Need a little inspiration or just a break from weeding? Garden walks abound this time of year, and there’s plenty to see.
Home garden or production garden? This space does both.
They used to say you’re not supposed to wear white shoes after the first of September but in the garden, white is the great ...
The Chicago Flower & Garden Show opened this past Saturday at Navy Pier and I’m here to report that it’s worth the price of ...