Virtues: We Love Lo & Behold buddleia ‘Blue Chip’ for its small size and its eye-catching dark green foliage that contrasts beautifully against the spikes of stunning, tiny blue to lavender fragrant blooms perfect for attracting butterflies. This dwarf butterfly … Read Article
Fine Foliage Elegant Plant Combinations for Garden and Container by Karen Chapman & Christina Salwitz 140 pages St. Lynn’s Press, 2013 List price: $16.95 Besides being a neat little package of horticultural eye candy that could stand on this merit … Read Article
Watch this video to learn the basics of gardening in raised beds.
What are some reasons for gardening in raised beds?
Amaryllis flowers (Hippeastrum) are gorgeous, exotic plants that burst with luminous color. With their spectacular intrigue, why not showcase their splendor by displaying them in your favorite vase?
When it comes to gardening, sometimes often varying and harsh weather conditions can damper our hopes for a yard full of flourishing plants. A good way to outwit Mother Nature is by experimenting with terrariums. These tiny, enclosed ecosystems are … Read Article
Learn how to successfully care for bromeliads with this help from horticulturist David Burdick:
What are some herbs that will grow well in pots, indoors?
Virtues: We love winter and sambac jasmines for the cheerful splendor their blooms bring during the winter season.
Virtues: We love chenille plants for their fluffy, vibrant red, tassel-like flowers that bloom vivaciously throughout the year. They make a great houseplant.
The Unexpected Houseplant 220 Extraordinary Choices for Every Spot in Your Home by Tovah Martin 326 pages Timber Press, 2012 List price: $22.95 Just as the title suggests, you’ll find Martin’s unlikely houseplant suggestions to be a refreshing departure from … Read Article