Tag: bloom

Summer Perennials Are Now Blooming

UNITED STATES—Are warm season annuals really the most colorful flowers for summer? Perhaps. They have their limits though. They are also very demanding. They...

Deadheading Promotes And Prolongs Bloom

UNITED STATES—April showers bring May flowers. May flowers make a mess. Well, some of them do. Most simply disintegrate and fall from the trees,...

Flowers For Late Summer Bloom

UNITED STATES—No mater how much work we put into our roses to sustain bloom all through the season, and no matter how successful we...

Dogs Wanted In Dolores Park Attack

SAN FRANCISCO—The San Francisco Police Department is asking for the public’s help to locate the owner of two dogs that attacked another dog and...

Flowers Might Be Getting Scarce

UNITED STATES—It makes sense for flowers to bloom in spring. Winter is too cool, windy and damp for both flowers and the insects that...

Flowers Are Only The Beginning

UNITED STATES—Flowers have a bigger and better agenda than coloring our gardens and homes. They bloom to get pollinated. Their color and fragrance are...

Flowers For Home And Garden

UNITED STATES—There is a difference. Hybrid tea and grandiflora roses were bred to be excellent cut flowers for the home. They bloom on long...

Autumn Really Was For Planting

UNITED STATES—It is easy to see why there are optimum times to prune, and just as easy to see when pruning should not be...

Spring Blossoms Precede Summer Fruit

UNITED STATES—Cherry blossoms are such an excellent tradition in Washington D.C., as well as in Japanese neighborhoods of the West Coast. 'Kwanzan' and 'Akebono'...

Improvise While Flowers Are Scarce

UNITED STATES—Much of the color in the garden through autumn and winter is provided by foliage. Some foliage turns color as the weather gets...
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