A Northwest native, the big-leaf maple – 50 to 150 feet tall, with plate-sized leaves – is hard to miss. Still, a lot of people would have a hard time identifying its flowers, though they’re a brilliant acid green, 3-4 inches long, edible, beautiful, and filling the leaf-less trees right now. Greens in a flower…Read more »
Double tulips don’t behave like the single Easter-egg tulips we all know best. Unlike singles, they expand, change, and preen like birds as they unfold over several days, like a new butterfly expanding and drying its fresh wings. They also change color depending on the weather. The warm late-winter weather surprised ‘Foxy Foxtrot’ – normally…Read more »
These imposing but delicate flower towers, often four feet tall and more…
The British have been cordoning sweet peas for cut flowers since the 1910’s.
March brings everything from snowstorms to anemones, so it’s anyone’s guess.
Bugs. You can’t grow flowers without em. There’s the bugs you love, and the bugs you love to hate.