Flowers for the Kitchen Garden

Flowers for the Kitchen Garden

Kitchen gardens are usually referred to as vegetable gardens. I prefer to call mine the potager garden. Potager is the French word for kitchen garden. This is where you would grow vegetables, fruits, herbs, and flowers for use in cooking. Why add flowers? But why should I add flowers to my vegetable garden? Because, adding […]

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Fill The House with Color

Fill The House with Color

Each year on Valentine’s Day, people across the country exchange gifts and give flowers, candy, and cards. If Valentine’s Day was in May or June, we could easily fill the house with mountains of fresh cut flowers. But it is not. So what can we do to make up for the lack of fresh flowers […]

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What to do about Valentine’s Day?

What to do about Valentine’s Day?

  Every year, it is increasingly hard to think of new ways to give my wife things for Valentine’s Day. Over the years, I have made things and bought things.  I have made a jewelry box and bought flowers, earrings, rings, necklaces, and flowers. Being a horticulturalist makes the flower giving no easier. I cringe […]

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