Flowering Bushes · Flowers · Gardening · Roses

Roses Blooming in Our Garden – Part 2.

This is Part 2 of my article about roses presently blooming in our garden. To read part one please follow this link. Poseidon Rose – Has Very Original Light Lavender Colour. This rose, also called “Novalis”,  belongs to so called floribunda rose group and was created as a hybrid rose by Kordes & Sons, before…… Continue reading Roses Blooming in Our Garden – Part 2.

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Canada · Flowers · Gardening · Peonies

Red Charm Peony – One of the Most Beautiful Peonies.

Red Charm Peony – How I Have Discovered this Flower. Today I would like to write about one of my favorite peonies – Red Charm peony.  It has very beautiful flowers with full looking bloom in deep pink, or almost red. The photos are not really showing well its true colour. The flowers have a…… Continue reading Red Charm Peony – One of the Most Beautiful Peonies.

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 · 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.

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.

Canada · Flowers · Garden Design · Gardening · Public Gardens · Roses · Travel

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.

Flowers · Gardening · Roses

Eden Rose, Admired by Many Climbing Rose.

About Eden Rose in Our Garden. Eden rose in our garden is relatively new arrival.  I have purchased it last year from my favorite local nursery – Vandermeer,  around the end of May 2016.   At this time, it was not blooming yet, so I was hesitating if I should buy it, since I prefer…… Continue reading Eden Rose, Admired by Many Climbing Rose.

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.

Italy · Public Gardens

A Beautiful Italian Garden For You to Visit – “Giardino Sigurtà” in Valeggio sul Mincio, Northern Italy.

I have visited  the “Parco Giardino Sigurtà ” in Valeggio sul Mincio in Italy about 2 years ago. I went there with an organized tour. I really couldn’t choose the best time of the day to visit it and I had to take pictures rather fast, but I think I was still able to come…… Continue reading A Beautiful Italian Garden For You to Visit – “Giardino Sigurtà” in Valeggio sul Mincio, Northern Italy.