For the Joy of Flowers
"If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need." ~ Cicero
Wildflowers of Central British Columbia
Friday, December 7, 2012
gossiping over the back fence on a hot summer's day
British Columbia Central Interior
Hops Vine and Petunias - Today's Flowers
Last week I posted pictures of the hops flowers , and this week I thought I would show you the plant. Window Box Petunias Every spring I b...
Pretty Blue Flowers
Perennial Flax their slender stalks gently waving in the slightest puff of wind July August Larkspur little horn of plenty the hummingbir...
Ornamental Hops* Vine - Today's Flowers
*Hops - from the Anglo-Saxon "hoppen" meaning "to climb" T he hops plant has an impressive history and can be traced a...
These pictures were taken out by the road where trailing mats of bearberry grow at the forest's edge in full sun. The flowers are very ...
Sweet Pea Blossoms
" Here are sweet peas, on tip-toe for a flight: With wings of gentle flush o'er delicate white, And taper fingers catching at all...
These tall irises are just now making their debut in the garden.
Epilobium augustifolium Floral emblem of the Yukon Territory (NW Canada) The dark honey produced from fireweed is of superior quality, ...