Grown as an annual and preferred by cooks for its robust flavor, flat-leaved parsley adds a fresh, tantalizing note to omelets, stews, vegetables, and even soft cheeses and rice. The flat leaves are easy to chop. Parsley is one of … Read More
No flower is quite as lovely as Iceland poppy when the sun shines through the chiffon petals. These orange, pale pink, yellow, and white blossoms will light up your garden in spring. They’re fairly drought tolerant, too!
The beautiful bluebonnet is to Texas what the shamrock is to Ireland’s floral trademark. It is a perfect flower for naturalized wildflower areas as seen along roadsides and in meadows of the south. Plant this cherished heirloom in mass for … Read More
Water-wise gardens conserve water and reduce maintenance while displaying a beautiful array of flowers year ’round while providing food and shelter for pollinators. Though these varieties have been selected for drought tolerance and adaptability, water is needed to establish plants. … Read More
This milkweed is considered to be incredibly important to monarch butterflies, especially in California and other western states where it is native. Also known as Mexican whorled milkweed, it is a perfect xeric- and pollinator-garden plant with beautiful blooms that … Read More
‘White Swan’ is the perfect name for this graceful echinacea, a natural selection from white-flowered variations of the native, purple echinacea. Its flowers attract butterflies and other pollinators, while birds enjoy the seeds. The cone-like seed heads also add a … Read More