How To Make Flower Essences

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).

4 Tips to Grow Your Best Coleus

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.

Amaryllis: A Gift that Keeps Giving

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.

Spare the Goldenrod, Spoil the Garden

Goldenrod was once undeservedly shunned from gardens. This sunny North American native plant was (and sadly still is) considered a weed in much of the country and is often blamed for causing hay fever, though its pollen is too heavy to be carried on the wind.