- Fall into spring flowers. Pleasant, Barbara // Organic Gardening (08973792);Sep/Oct92, Vol. 39 Issue 7, p56
Gives surprise answers to questions about planting seeds and overwintering annuals. Suggestions from Bill McDorman of High Altitude Gardens; Wet, cool plantings on the East; Annuals that do appear in the fall; Winter wonders; Warm climate color choices; Names and addresses for suppliers;...
- American wildflowers: The best picks for a variety of regions. // Organic Gardening (08973792);Dec92, Vol. 39 Issue 9, p46
Offers a sampling of North American wildflowers that will help you get started on your wild flowering effort. Included are species; Description; Culture; Companions; Northeast; Southeast; Midwest; Southwest; Northwest; What your best bet is for your region; List includes perennial, biennial,...
- Hot lotus. Hickey, Georgia; K.McG. // Nature Australia;Autumn98, Vol. 25 Issue 12, p7
Presents information on the Sacred Lotus flower. Information on a study by Adelaide zoologists, Roger Seymour and Paul Schultze-Motel on the flower; Findings of the study; Identification of the insects that benefits from the flower's existence.
- Create your own everlasting garden. // Country Living;Sep90, Vol. 13 Issue 9, p92
Presents an excerpt from the book `The Complete Book of Pressed Flowers' by Penny Black. Explains how to make an everlasting collage of dried flowers.
- A garden of words. Barnette, M.; Willis, J.A. // Country Living;Mar1992, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p70
Traces the historical backgrounds of the names of several flowers. Gladiolus; Camelia; Iris; Geranium; Pansy; Tulip; Daisy; Lupine; Nasturtium; Columbine; Dandelion.
- Wild about ramblers. Sawyer-Fay, Rebecca // Country Living;May97, Vol. 20 Issue 5, p82
Discusses information about ramblers. Description of ramblers; Several categories of ramblers; Ramblers as compared to roses; How ramblers are grown; Other information. INSET: Our favorite ramblers..
- Out of the pages of history. Brander, Sue M. // Early American Homes;1997 Special Issue Gardens Issue, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p67
Presents an account of the author's experience of encountering and looking for the flower Salpiglossis, or painted tongue. First encounter with the flower; Visit at the Elizabeth Park in Hartford, Connecticut; Physical description of the plant.
- New tropical hibiscus. Eggenberger, R.M. // Flower & Garden;Dec90, Vol. 34 Issue 6, p32
Discusses the new tropical hibiscus hybrids. Description; Author's plants; Grower Harry Goulding; Varieties such as Sylvia Goodman, Ross Estey, All Aglow, Elephant Ear, etc. INSET: Successful growing tips (soil, light, etc.)..
- A fall gathering. Taylor, P.A. // Flower & Garden;Jul91, Vol. 35 Issue 3, p24
Part III. Discusses native American autumn-blooming perennials. American flower's lack of domestic recognition; New York and New England asters; Goldenrods; Silver king artemisia; Boltonia; Prairie onion; Ironweed; More; List of suppliers.
- How to make your cut flowers look fresher longer. Taylor, M.K. // Flower & Garden;Jul91, Vol. 35 Issue 3, p33
Explains how to keep home-grown cut flowers fresher longer. Underwater cutting; Bulb flowers like tulips, iris, and others; How to disinfect a vase with household bleach; Use of warm water; Special treatment for daffodils; How to strip leaves; When to change the water.