Kathleen LaLiberte has been writing about gardening for more than 30 years from her home in northern Vermont, where she tends a half acre of flowers, vegetables and fruit. She has been working with Longfield Gardens since 2011.
Longfield Gardens Blog
Dutch hyacinths are among the world’s most fragrant flowers. These spring-blooming bulbs flower at the same time as daffodils and tulips. They are a beautiful addition to any yard or garden, and the bulbs grow as well in containers as they do in garden beds. Forcing is a technique that lets you bring plants into bloom weeks or even
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Summer is filled with so many good smells: suntan lotion, burgers on the grill, rain at the end of a hot day, and my personal favorite… lilies! From mid-July to September, my home and garden are filled with the alluring and mysteriously complex fragrance of lilies. Every year I manage to make room for a few
Late Season Peony Sarah Bernhardt Peonies are one of America’s best-loved perennials. They’re also one of the easiest to grow! They can be planted almost anywhere, aren’t troubled by deer or insect pests, and will bloom for generations without a bit of attention.
I like having my flower garden smell as good as it looks. So during the summer, I surround myself with as many wonderful fragrances as possible.