Tag: flowers

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...

Mother’s Day: Finding The Perfect Gift

UNITED STATES—Mother’s Day it is perhaps the one holiday that stresses me out the most because I’m a bit of a perfectionist in my...

Dried Floral Material Worth Recycling

UNITED STATES—Gardens might be colorful throughout the year here. There is not much time between the latest of the autumn flowers and the earliest...

Winter Annuals Are Moving In

UNITED STATES—It is inevitable. It begins at about the same time that cool season vegetable plants start to replace warm season vegetable plants. Cool...

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...

Mother’s Day Is Coming

UNITED STATES—I had to take a moment and think because I totally forgot that Mother’s Day was literally right around the corner. Yeah, it...

Wildflowers Are Flowers Gone Wild

UNITED STATES—Wildflowers have been quite a fad. Relative to most fads, they are not so impractical. For some situations, they are a good excuse...

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....

Stinky Flowers Serve Their Purpose

UNITED STATES—From a human perspective, flowers should not be stinky. They should be pretty and colorful, and perhaps delightfully fragrant. Many flowers in landscapes...

Mother’s Day Is Here People!

UNITED STATES─If being in a lockdown was not enough stress, tack on the fact that we have Mother’s Day fast approaching. I did not...