Entries Tagged as 'China'

Friday, November 30th, 2012

More Chinese Flowers (Videos)

Ice Flowers of China This video was made in The China National Flower park in Luoyang showing the flower that many think is China’s National Flower, the Chinese Tree Peony; but TheGardenLady read that there is really no national flower because China has so many beautiful and beloved flowers, it is difficult to decide which […]

Wednesday, November 28th, 2012

Flowers from China

 This is how flower is written in both Chinese and Japanese. So many of the beautiful flowers that we love in our gardens come from China. Yet how many gardeners realize where their plants originate? We, especially in the US and UK, are so fortunate to be able to grow these plants easily that come […]

Tuesday, January 20th, 2009

Tea Plants (part II)

The strongest flavored tea made from the Camellia sinenses leaves is called black tea or red tea.  Black tea is the tea which was most commonly sold over the years in the US by brand names like Tetley, Lipton or “Good Morning” organic. Black teas are made from “fermented” tea leaves. What is called fermentation […]

Friday, December 5th, 2008

Chinese Garden Tour

TheGardenLady just received an email about a garden tour in China.  She knows nothing about the organization nor the people running this group so she cannot endorse the group. But she thought TheGardenLady readers might be interested in the following information. China – Flower Blossoms & Peony Festival Tour April 7 – 21, 2009 Thinking […]