FRIDAY FLOWERS: DAY TRIP TO PINE KNOT FARMS

PINE KNOT FARMS This is a very unusual destination! Hellebores is the ONLY product you can buy here. Dick and Judith Knott Tyler have owned the farm and run the business since 1982.  They know hellebores! They have written books and articles, they travel extensively to broaden their hellebore knowledge, and they give talks to […]

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FRIDAY FLOWERS: HELPING PLANTS SURVIVE THE COLD

It’s winter and it’s cold. But unlike us, our plants can’t come inside for warmth…so how to give them a little help to survive winter’s cold? If you have a lot of snow cover so much the better. But if it is just plain cold, they may need and appreciate your help. This very helpful […]

FRIDAY FLOWERS: ACUBA JAPONICA

I have a very healthy Acuba Japonica in a large pot on my terrace. It’s very happy: partly shaded under a Japanese Maple, with lots of enriched soil in the pot. Over the last few years it has grown ( a lot!) so I like to use the branches as greenery in my flower arrangements. […]