Flower Gardening

Flower Gardening

Happy and Colorful Snapdragons

Today let’s talk about Antirrhinum or Snapdragons Colorful snapdragons are beautiful spiked flowers which last all summer. Perfect for any garden. Plant these from seed and you can have vases and vases of cut flowers all season. These wonderful and slightly fragrant flowers bloom endlessly all summer, so go ahead and enjoy them inside. And…

Flower Gardening

Plant Pick: Rock Soapwort or Saponaria

Rock soapwort is a perfect flowering plant for hypertufa. The real scientific name is Saponaria ocymoides and since it needs well-drained soil, it is a winner for hypertufa pots. This plant is a beautiful flowering and cascading plant for one of my hypertufa troughs or bowls. The particular variety I have is a pink one…

Flower Gardening

My Favorite and Easy Perennials

Do you sometimes feel overwhelmed by your garden plants? Do you run out of time when you do get a chance to get out there and deadhead and pull weeds? I know the feeling. I try and tend my own garden, but it seems more and more that it suffers because I have also signed…

Flower Gardening

Enchanting and Beautiful – The Foxglove

A drift of foxglove in a garden is one of the most beautiful sights I have ever seen. These enchanting and beautiful flowers are awesome. Plant them early this year and you will want them every year. They will re-seed and keep coming back.  Typically, foxglove is a biennial, meaning it grows a rosette of…