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.

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.

Flowering Bushes · Flowers · Garden Design · Gardening

Seven Important Questions to Ask When Choosing Plants for Your Garden.

How do you decide which plants are right for your garden, choose the best one that will thrive and you will love them. It is not always an easy decision to make and I have learned to consider the following 7 questions when buying plants or sowing seeds in my garden. Here I have prepared…… Continue reading Seven Important Questions to Ask When Choosing Plants for Your Garden.

Flowering Bushes · Flowers · Gardening · Roses

The Memorial Day Rose – the Queen of My Garden – One of the Best Roses To Buy.

The Alternative Names and Why I Love this Rose so Much. Today I would like to tell you about one of my favorite roses I have in my garden, which I purchased as a “Memorial Day” rose. It can also be found under alternative names French names “Millie Rose” (Thousand of Roses) and “Parfum de…… Continue reading The Memorial Day Rose – the Queen of My Garden – One of the Best Roses To Buy.

Flowering Bushes · Flowers · Gardening

Buddleia – Butterfly Bush – Summer Lilac – an Easy Going Beginners Perennial Shrub.

  Today I would like to tell you about growing buddleias, also called buddlejas, butterfly bush or summer lilac. Presently I have two kinds of buddleia in my garden and both of them were planted during the summer of last year – 2015. I find them quite reliable and easy going, so I think these…… Continue reading Buddleia – Butterfly Bush – Summer Lilac – an Easy Going Beginners Perennial Shrub.