Tag: cut flowers

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 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...

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...

Try Some Unconventional Cut Flowers

UNITED STATES—There is nothing like growing our own; whether vegetables, fruit or cut flowers. Most fruit and vegetables are grown to be eaten, so...

Chrysanthe-Mum Is The Word

UNITED STATES—Only a few decades ago, when horticulture was taken more seriously, potted blooming plants like chrysanthemums, orchids, azaleas, hydrangeas, lilies and even poinsettias,...

Summer Flowers Make The Cut

UNITED STATES—It would seem obvious that there would be more flowers to cut to bring into the home during summer than there would be...

Conifers And Other Evergreen Foliage

UNITED STATES—'Conifer' and 'evergreen' are almost synonymous. Of the two, 'evergreen' is the more familiar term. Some people do not know what a 'conifer'...

Blossoms Bloom Sooner If Forced

UNITED STATES—Pussywillow is an odd cut flower. It is neither fragrant nor very colorful. It just gets cut and brought into the home because...

Dried Flowers Last All Year

UNITED STATES—Statice, strawflower and globe thistle continue to bloom later than most other summer annuals, and hold their flowers longer. Even after bloom, the...
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