Flowering Bushes · Flowers · Gardening

Some of the Sweetest Scented Flowers and Shrubs From Our Garden.

Today I would like to show you a few of the sweetest smelling flowers and shrubs in our gardens. They are some of my favorite plants and often also very popular with honeybees, other nectar loving insects and hummingbirds. Several of them look very beautiful and eye-catching, but other are quite modest in their looks,…… Continue reading Some of the Sweetest Scented Flowers and Shrubs From Our Garden.

Flowering Bushes · Flowers · Garden Design · Gardening

Which Plants Can Thrive on Neglect – Our Garden Growing Wild While I Was Away this Summer – 2017 – Part 1.

This year I was away on vacation for almost two months from the middle of July to the beginning of September – 7 weeks in total. In the meantime our garden got quite neglected, but nevertheless, many plants seem to thrive.  My husband was keeping an eye on the garden, but since he is not…… Continue reading Which Plants Can Thrive on Neglect – Our Garden Growing Wild While I Was Away this Summer – 2017 – Part 1.

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.