Having fresh cut flowers in my house makes me feel happy. In the winter I tend to go to the local grocery store and collect… Read More »Best Cut Flowers to Grow in Your Garden – Easy Varieties
You’ve seen them everywhere. Mounds of dirt jutting up from the ground level covered with multiple shrubs, trees and flowers. Why would someone want to… Read More »What is a Landscape Berm? How to Make a Berm
When I think of a Camellia, it makes me feel nostalgic. When I was growing up in the mid-Atlantic region of the US, my family… Read More »What is a Camellia? Care for a Camellia
Ranunculus flowers are one of the most beautiful flowers around. In my opinion they rival roses, peonies, and tulips. These multi-layered, ruffled flowers are lovely… Read More »Growing Ranunculus Flowers – It’s Easy!
Yes, garlic is a vegetable, not an herb or spice. It is commonly used in a variety of dishes throughout the world. In addition to… Read More »How to Grow Garlic in a Pot – The Healthy Vegetable
If you grew up in an Italian family like I did, garlic was always around. It could be found, waiting to be cooked, hanging in… Read More »How to Grow Garlic From Bulbs – A Versatile Herb?
Have you ever been lucky enough to have walked in a woodland area in late February or early March and noticed mounds of beautiful low… Read More »Planting Primroses Outdoors – An Early Riser
You’ve seen them everywhere; coneflowers, larkspur, peonies, columbine, hardy mums, oriental poppies and most wild flowers and some weeds. What do they have in common?… Read More »What is a Herbaceous Perennial – How to Care for Them
One staple of Asian culinary dishes is ginger. It is widely used in southeast Asia in countries such as China, South Vietnam, South Korea, India,… Read More »How to Grow Ginger Root – An International Herb
You have this lovely area in your backyard and you want to plant a garden. You’ve been exploring various flowers and shrubs that pique your… Read More »What Is A Rhizome? Is It a Root, Stem, Leaf?