Which Flowers Do Hummingbirds Like Best?

Which Flowers Do Hummingbirds Like Best?

Hummingbirds are fun to watch and easy to attract. Though their diet typically includes more insects than nectar, they spend a lot of time visiting flowers. Planting the types flowersRead More

Want More Bees in Your Garden? Plant More Flowers!

Want More Bees in Your Garden? Plant More Flowers!

Next week is National Pollinator Week, so it’s a great time to think about making your garden more bee-friendly. What’s the single best thing you can do? Plant more flowers!Read More

6 Reasons Your Flower Garden Needs Alliums

6 Reasons Your Flower Garden Needs Alliums

Tulip season may be drawing to a close, but I can always count on alliums to grab the baton and lead my garden right into summer. Here are a fewRead More

Beauty of the Bud

Beauty of the Bud

ABOVE: Early in the bloom time of Tulip Van Eijk, the buds have a sleek silhouette and stand tall ready to burst with beautiful potential. Spring is a wonderful timeRead More

7 Ways to Make Your Shade Garden Shine

7 Ways to Make Your Shade Garden Shine

If your yard is shadier than you’d like, you may feel a bit jealous of gardeners with lots of sun. But shade offers some unique design opportunities. Here are aRead More

5 Ways to Make Your Garden More Butterfly-Friendly

5 Ways to Make Your Garden More Butterfly-Friendly

  It’s fun to see a butterfly passing through your garden – but more fun when they stay for a while. If you want your yard to be a popularRead More

Favorite Flowers for a Fragrant Garden

Favorite Flowers for a Fragrant Garden

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.

A Week At Keukenhof

A Week At Keukenhof

Every year we visit the The Netherlands and spend a significant time at Keukenhof in Lisse. If you have not been to the world’s largest garden, you must put thisRead More

Wedding Flowers: Calla Lily

Wedding Flowers: Calla Lily

The first thing to know about calla lilies is they are not actually lilies. These sleek and sophisticated flowers are members of the plant species Zantedeschia, and are native to South Africa. ThoughRead More