In the great gardens, after bright spring rain,
We find sweet innocence come once again,
White periwinkles, little pensionnaires
With muslin gowns and shy and candid airs.
–Dame Edith Sitwell (1887–1964)
Rosemary Rosemary is a perennial evergreen shrub with blue flowers. It is an aromatic and distinctive herb with a sweet, resinous flavor. Here’s how to grow your own rosemary plants!
One of the nice thing about white is that it goes with everything, and actually enhances the colors of the plants surrounding it. It’s gorgeous on its own too though. Check out these 7 simple ways to use white in any garden.
Ants on Peony Flowers: An Enduring Myth Why are there ants on my peonies? Will ants harm my peonies? Every year, peony season brings these questions. Plus, we hear that enduring (but delightful) myth that ants need to “tickle the buds” to help peonies open. Peonies and ants do have a relationship but it’s not quite what you may think.
2021 Hurricane Season Forecast On the heels of last year’s record-breaking season, another “above-normal” hurricane season is expected for 2021. Will we see 30 storms again? Find out what exactly is predicted for this year’s hurricane season. Plus, see answers to common questions about Earth’s most violent storms!
All You Need to Know to Grow!After inspiring and instructing gardeners for 227 years, we have created a single “how to garden” reference eBook for your computer or tablet that includes all of our expertise.
Purslane: Health Benefits and Recipes Purslane, or Portulaca oleracea, is a garden weed that is edible and has many health benefits. Find out the benefits of the purslane plant here, and get a purslane recipe!