I had always thought the inside of the peach pit was poisonous, but with the help of a meat mallet, I whopped open a pit to discover a sweet almond smell and taste–practically marzipan with a just a bit of bitterness.
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For an event I helped set up recently, I had one small problem—my peonies were tightly closed—no lush, open fullness in sight and I needed pretty tables pronto.
Since I have self-assigned this as “Brit week” here on the blog, it’s only fitting to designate a little day to the amazing gardens of the land.
If you have a sunny spot in your yard that right now is filled with less than desirable existing plants, consider creating a butterfly garden.
Sweet peas are wonderfully fragrant and make pretty, simple bouquets that squeak springtime.
Right now is the time to encourage your roses to bloom, all it takes is a trip to the drug store to get started.
Confess—are you the kid, husband, sister or mom that will stop by the grocery store on Mother’s day morning, only to grab a cellophane wrapped bouquet off the grocery store shelf?
Follow these tips and your roses won’t only feel the love, they will bloom to be the most beautiful roses on the block.
I had purchased viburnum in the past in bushels to use in flower arrangements, and I thought it would be fun to try my hand at growing these perennials in my cutting garden.