Before cutting my yard for the first time this year, I noticed lots of different wild flowers blooming. Some people consider them to be weeds. I don't think of them that way but I do mow most of them down.
It’s almost time everybody! March is now upon us and soon to come skipping along behind it is the season called spring. Soon enough, the weather will get warmer, the sun will be out for longer, the snow will melt and the animals will reappear.
In recent trends have urged city dwellers to live an eco-friendly life that includes growing their own plants. With the limited space in a bustling city with a high population, it’s almost certain that the only way that someone is going to be able to grow anything is by using flower pots.
I am so ready for spring! The first day of spring this year is March twentieth. As I write this, that is two weeks away. Here in Virginia though, Mother Nature is holding onto winter as long as she can.
When I was a child my mom had a small garden in the front of our house. I didn’t pay it much attention until she took me to a nursery and told me I could pick out any plant I wanted. I browsed the rows of plants: the striking bird of paradise, fragrant pentas, and muhly grass with its cloud of pink flowers.
Valentine's Day is February fourteen. Many people will be giving flowers to loved ones. Roses are likely the most popular but did you know there are some plants with leaves or blooms shaped like flowers? Here are some I found--