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.
There’s a nip in the air — I wouldn’t yet call it a chill — that prompted me to rummage through the box on the back porch ...
There’s a reason why tillandsias are called air plants. Just don’t call them airheads.
All the snow we’ve had recently brought many more birds to the feeders outside our kitchen window. A lone starling was ...
What do the bees do in October? If you have New England aster in your garden, they keep foraging like mad.
Back in January 1906, the Gardener’s Monthly Magazine featured these women perusing seed catalogs and magazines.