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.
A new project from the Garden Clubs of Illinois is hoping to halt the diminishing numbers of monarch butterflies.
I pay close attention to the plants in my garden that attract a lot of bees. I don’t know the names of all the bees in my yard,
January (and February and December...oh, and add November to that list...and you might as well throw in March, just to complete
The ultimate definition of an optimist may very well be a person who looks out at a mass of brown, smushed foliage; twisted ...
While my back was turned (okay, I was out of town), we got a little frost. I didn’t realize it until I walked around my ...