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.
I had the weirdest dream last night... “Okay, kids, let’s simmer down! Hey, everybody, we only have the room until 9 o’clock.
Cantigny’s Project New Leaf has been all the buzz in the gardening community. I recently had the opportunity to tour the grounds
A comical plant identification flow chart from our columnist, Mike Nowak.
Last summer, I had the pleasure of strolling through Cantigny Park in Wheaton, where the floral displays are always spectacular.
I think I’m missing a gene. Okay, maybe two or three. This is the time of year when gardeners are told to dream, to curl up ...