I once had a friend tell me, “I am adding more geums to my garden – they are so lovely and delicate. And now they come in more colors than ever.” So I nodded and smiled and kept my mouth shut because I realized that I actually didn’t know what a geum was.
After searching the Internet I found that I knew these flowers well – I had seen geums a thousand times. The native Geum trifolium is what I knew as prairie smoke. But I still didn’t know much about cultivated geums, which are also called avens.
Hard to pronounce, easy to grow, Kolkwitzia Dream Catcher™ was worth waiting for.
One of the most extraordinary creatures to visit local gardens is the hummingbird. There are several species of hummingbirds ...
In this issue our primary focus is on perennial gardens – beautiful perennial gardens.
It’s probably been more than four years since a wild shade-loving tulip made its surprising appearance in a shady, grassy bed in
I like holiday carols. Really, I do. Honest. Don’t look at me like that. I know it’s hard to tell from the annual hit job I ...