Tag: bloom

White Bloom Brightens Cool Shade

UNITED STATES—White and black are supposedly opposites. White is a combination of all wavelengths of visible light. Black is a complete absence of such...

Color Outside The Spectral Lines

UNITED STATES—Green is the most common floral color. It only seems to be rare amongst flowers because almost all green bloom relies on wind...

Deadhead Spring Bulbs After Bloom

UNITED STATES—Fruiting warm season vegetables that are now in season, such as squash, tomatoes and beans, are more abundant with regular harvest. Plants that...

Deadhead To Promote Continued Bloom

UNITED STATES—Seed and fruiting structures develop immediately after bloom. Such processes consume valuable resources that could otherwise sustain subsequent bloom or vegetative growth. That...

Schedule Bloom For Every Season

UNITED STATES—Early spring bloom is best. That is simply how the schedule of the majority of flowers works. The priority of flowers is pollination....

Fragrant Flowers Have Ulterior Motives

UNITED STATES—Many who enjoy gardening appreciate fragrant flowers. Many grow particular flowers specifically for their fragrance. Yet, not many consider why so many flowers...

True Blue Is The Loneliest Color

UNITED STATES—The majority of common pollinators are not impressed with blue. Otherwise, more flowers would be blue. After all, floral color appeals to pollinators....

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...