Tag: flowers

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...

De Young Museum Opens Bouquets To Arts Exhibit

SAN FRANCISCO—On Monday, March 13, the de Young Museum kicked off its 33rd annual Bouquets to Arts exhibition. The artists have been working to...

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'...

The Secret Affairs Of Pollination

UNITED STATES—There are some things about plants that we might be better off not knowing about. For instance, their idea of sex is even...

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...

Fall For Spring Bulbs Now

UNITED STATES—They are certainly not much to look at now. They are even less interesting once buried out of sight in the garden. The...

Start Cool Season Annuals Early

UNITED STATES—Twice a year, it becomes necessary to discuss the unpleasantries of pulling up the flowering annuals (as well as vegetable plants) of one...

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...

Roses Can Not Be Neglected

UNITED STATES—Roses are not for the meek. They are too demanding, too sensitive, too thorny, and without their flowers, they are not even very...

Annuals Should Match The Weather

UNITED STATES—Pulling out cool season annuals that are still somewhat colorful is never easy, even if they are already deteriorating. There is always the...
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