Flowers & Garden

  • I want something more simple

    Spring 2020 forced me to lead a more local and home-centered life than I am used to. I…

  • The edible garden

    This spring, a friend asked for growing tips; she wanted to start a tiny kitchen garden that would…

  • Too tired to bloom

    There are two kinds of rose failures – plants that die and plants that won’t. Roses that die…

  • A little something

    I planted the first herbs of the season three weeks ago. We’ve had a couple of frosts since…

  • Natural Processes

    Iceberg roses are some of the hardiest repeat-blooming roses available. This year, they produced so many flowers month…

  • Something that blooms

    “The view from your bedroom should include something that blooms every spring”, writes Michelle Slatalla and her team…

  • Mimosa is blooming

    Mimosa is blooming in California. I dream of a Celiné sundress and wear a yellow shirt. The color…

  • Christmas Sheets

    I make the beds before noon on the 24th that, towards the afternoon, is the main holiday in…

  • Beauty Plant: Rose

    Rose is a perennial shrub native primarily to the Northern Hemisphere, Asia in particular. There are over a…

  • For the Home

    “All is permitted the rose – splendor, a conspiracy of perfumes, petalous flesh that tempts the nose, the…