Some flowers are born for a close-up.
One of the tallest flowers blooming in my garden this week wasn’t planted by me (or anyone…); seeds just blew in with the wind (or were dropped by birds or small rodents perhaps), as native (or non native) wild flowers do. It’s Daucus carota, known over here as Queen Anne’s Lace. Like so many plants […]
Spinach sprigs help fill out this week’s vase of fresh cut flowers.
A rainy July has kept the garden happy this year.
A native perennial I’ve loved since the moment I heard about it is the Compass Plant – Silphium laciniatum. I think my attraction was originally to the common name and then its striking height. It grows to about eight feet high in my garden some years, and its large basal leaves are said to point […]
A variety of summer flowers inthis week’s vase.
The garden is loving this week’s rain!
The native Grey Dogwood is now blooming, getting ready to produce berries for birds in the fall.
Cool blues, purples and pinks for this week’s vase of cut flowers.