Flowering Bushes · Flowers · Peonies

Mystery Peony – One of My Favorite. Perhaps You Can Help Me to Identify It.

Peonies finally started blooming in our area, so I though it is a good time to write about them on this blog. This year they are blooming quite late comparing to the 2 previous years because we had extremely wet spring and it was pretty cold as well. One of the peonies in my garden…… Continue reading Mystery Peony – One of My Favorite. Perhaps You Can Help Me to Identify It.

Flowers · Gardening

Gloriosa Superba (Flame Lily) – a Beautiful Exotic Climbing Plant.

My Experience With Gloriosa Superba. I would like to feature today one of my favorite climbers – Gloriosa superba (flame lily) – one of my favorite summer flowering plants. Where I live (zone 5b), now is the right time to plant tender summer bulbs and flowering rhizomes. I have purchased a package with this exotic…… Continue reading Gloriosa Superba (Flame Lily) – a Beautiful Exotic Climbing Plant.

Flowers

“Black Beauty” Lily – a New Addition to Our Garden.

I have just purchased a few days ago two Black Beauty Lilies from our local Vandermeer Nursery. I was looking for them for a while after I have seen them blooming very abundantly at the Niagara Park’s Botanical Gardens last summer. They were growing along many other perennials in Niagara Park’s Botanical Gardens adding a…… Continue reading “Black Beauty” Lily – a New Addition to Our Garden.

Flowers · Roses

Five Best Flowering Plants in Our Garden – Add More Colour to Your Garden.

While in the middle of Spring, when more new flowers are coming every day, I am also thinking about flowers that performed best in our garden last year. I had several flowers and flowering bushes blooming for many months and here are 5 selected plants I would like to present to you, so you can…… Continue reading Five Best Flowering Plants in Our Garden – Add More Colour to Your Garden.

Flowering Bushes · Garden Design

Sweet Mock Orange – Add Beautiful Jasmin Aroma to Your Late Spring Garden. Suitable For Colder Climate.

Today I would like to feature one of my favorite flowering shrubs – aromatic Mock Orange Seringa – Philadelphus coronarius, wich to me smells like white Jasmin I remember from my youth. The variety I have has double, very full looking flowers and really smells wonderful. In pretty cold climate – zone 5b where we…… Continue reading Sweet Mock Orange – Add Beautiful Jasmin Aroma to Your Late Spring Garden. Suitable For Colder Climate.

Flowers · Gardening · Peonies

Peony Festival and Judged Peony Show Oshawa 2016. New Show and Festival Coming in June 2017.

It is already 2 years in a row since I have been attending this Peony Festival and judged Peony Show in Oshawa located in the Greater Toronto Area, Canada. It is an annual event and this year in June will be already its 13th anniversary. I am planning to see this amazing show and festival…… Continue reading Peony Festival and Judged Peony Show Oshawa 2016. New Show and Festival Coming in June 2017.

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Visiting Niagara Park’s Botanical Gardens – Part 2. August, 2017.

On March 16th, 2017 I wrote about my visit to Niagara Park’s Botanical Gardens in the Niagara Falls region. I have promised you then that I will write more about this beautiful park relating to you my impressions from it when I have visited this place about 3 weeks later in the beginning of August…… Continue reading Visiting Niagara Park’s Botanical Gardens – Part 2. August, 2017.