Once in a while I fall madly in love with a plant. My most recent obsession is false blue indigo (Baptisia australis), and there’s much more to this plant than just its looks.
When I considered what I might want to write about around Easter time this year, I began looking into the healing properties of the Easter lily (Lilium longiflorum).
Last week, we talked about all the coleus varieties I’m looking forward to growing in my garden this year. Today, I’d like to share some of my favorite hints for growing coleus successfully.
I like interspersing annuals into all my perennial borders—sun and shade alike—because they provide near-constant color and are fast-growing.
I’ve discovered that getting an amaryllis to bloom year after year is part art and part science, but it’s a plant gift that can continue to bring joy to its recipient for years to come.