Tag: flowers

Annuals Change With The Seasons

UNITED STATES—Like it or not, the warm season annuals that were so flashy all through spring and summer will eventually need to be replaced...

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...

Few Flowers Have Both Color And Fragrance

UNITED STATES—More flowers bloom as winter becomes early spring than at any other time of year. For many flowers, bloom is significantly accelerated this...

Orchids Have History In California

UNITED STATES—It is funny how so many different plants get here from all over the world, and then become so popular so far from...

Overworked Plants May Recover Slowly

UNITED STATES—Landscaping and growing houseplants really is no way to bring nature closer to home. If it were up to nature, most of our...

Why Cyclamen Are So Popular

UNITED STATES—Cyclamen are everywhere! Some nurseries have more cyclamen than all other cool season annuals combined. Not all cyclamen are represented though. Almost all...

These Bulbs Are Not Incandescent

UNITED STATES—It may seem to be too early to be concerned with narcissus, daffodil and grape hyacinth, but this is when their bulbs go...

October Brings Cool Season Annuals

UNITED STATES—As the name implies, 'annuals' need to be replaced 'annually'. What is worse is that they do not even function for an entire...

Color Wanes As Summer Ends

UNITED STATES—Black-eyed Susan, sunflowers and a few of the late warm season annuals and perennials are still blooming, and a few will continue into...

Cheerful Flowers Rarely Feel Blue

UNITED STATES—Blue must be unpopular with the more common of pollinators. After all, colorful flowers are designed to attract some sort of vector to...
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