Entries Tagged as 'Chrysanthemum'

Friday, January 17th, 2014

Kiku: The Art of the Japanese Garden

Very beautiful. Quite a few years ago a gardener of bonsai chrysanthemums worked his craft at the Brooklyn Botanical Gardens. It was filmed and shown on one of the PBS stations. Maybe this year I will try growing. Thank you for the inspiration. Recently TheGardenLady received the above comment regarding a post on TheGardenLady blog […]

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010

Pruning Chrysanthemums‏

Chrysanthemums all bokehed except one by naruo0720 Chrysanthemums are spectacular this year. There are so many beautiful ones for sale in the stores and nurseries that they are irresistible. If you buy them fully flowered, you can put them in a pretty cache pot or urn to display them. Or you can plant them in […]

Monday, November 17th, 2008

Chrysanthemum Bonsai in Japan

Bonsai bon·sai  n. pl. bonsai is the art of growing dwarfed, ornamentally shaped trees or shrubs in small shallow pots or trays. Bonsai appeared first in China over 1000 years ago but once bonsai was introduced into Japan in around the 12th century- some say earlier, the art was refined to an extent not yet […]

Wednesday, November 12th, 2008

Chrysanthemums In Japan

TheGardenLady has just returned from a two week tour of Japan with an artist who was raised in Fukuoka but now lives in the US.  She knows Fukuoka very well and takes small groups with her to visit the area around Fukuoka which included Nagasaki and Kyoto. TheGardenLady was most interested in the flora and […]

Tuesday, December 25th, 2007

Christmas Themed Plants

TheGardenLady received this question from Sally: Are there any other Christmas themed plants other than the mistletoe? There are numerous Christmas themed plants and there is a long and interesting history of the reasons for the use of these plants during the holiday season. Many of these holiday themed plants are used in the US […]