Entries Tagged as 'Flowers'

Thursday, May 14th, 2015

Flowers Growing in the TheGardenLady’s Garden

TheGardenLady readers might like to see a list of the flowers growing in my garden this year. A list of most of the Plants in TheGardenLady’s garden Perennials

Monday, January 13th, 2014

2014 Flower Shows

In December sugarplums may have danced in one’s head. But in January it is the FLOWER SHOWS that plant lovers dream about.  These Flower Shows will soon open their doors to showcase the magic of flowers.  And the 2014 Flower Shows look like they will be winners. You don’t want to miss your local or […]

Saturday, September 22nd, 2012

Flowers of Kauai

A reader of  TheGardenLady blog recently visited Kauai and sent in photos of some of the plants growing on the island.  A highlight was visiting Kauai’s Limahuli Garden and Preserve which grows native plants of the island and teaches about  Hawaiian history in relation to the native plants. As you walk through this beautiful botanical […]

Wednesday, September 7th, 2011

Photos of Greece

This photo of canned fruits was taken in the town of Levidi in the Peloponnese. My daughter and my son with his family visited Greece this August. They spent a week with friends on the island of Santorini,  a volcanic island where there are 600 species of plant life. The main edible crops growing on […]

Monday, August 15th, 2011

Turkey’s Botanical Treasures

Flower bed at Topkapi Palace, Istanbul by John Picken In spite of the number of lovely flowers that I have already growing in my garden, this GardenLady always dreams of more flowers. Which ones should I add to the garden when I divide and transplant or give away those that have overgrown their stay? As […]

Friday, May 6th, 2011

TheGardenLady’s Spring Garden

This GardenLady loves Spring- when the world looks so lovely with all the flowers emerging from their sleep. l would like to share photos of some of the flowers that are in bloom in TheGardenLady’s spring garden. (1) Hellebores with Brunnera and Greater Celandine (see here and here) Greater Celandine is becoming invasive in some […]

Tuesday, May 25th, 2010

Downloads of Nature Walks

What can you do when you can’t get out into your garden? Our friends at How to Cope with Pain wrote this week about a website Peaceful Walks, which offers downloads of nature “walks” for sale.  As How to Cope with Pain says, these won’t replace getting out into your garden or the outdoors, but […]

Monday, January 11th, 2010

2010 Award Winning Flowers

Happy New Year- 2010. This is the time of year that plant associations are choosing the best of the best new plants for the year. AAS the All America Selections has chosen 4 plants for 2010 that they count as award winning. They recommend these plants for gardeners to plant in their gardens. Mesa Flower […]

Monday, January 4th, 2010

Dandelion: The Unappreciated Medicinal Warrior

With the dawn of a new year and the approach of spring this is the perfect time to do some internal spring cleaning. Clearing out the buildup of winter feasts is a great way to jump start your system and ensure optimal health. TheGardenLady has invited people with horticultural interests and expertise to contribute posts to […]

Monday, October 19th, 2009

Echinacea – The Purple Coneflower

Every year one of the best plant conferences on the East Coast is the Perennial Plant Conference held in the fall at Swarthmore College. This conference is co-sponsored by Chanticleer Garden, Longwood Gardens, The Hardy Plant Society/Mid Atlantic Group, The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society and The Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College.  (If you haven’t visited Chanticleer, […]