Kiss the Earth Archive: May, 2012

The great springsummerfall season

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Don't know about you, but my garden is a jungle! Went away for four days and returned to an explosion of color and vegetation. Hard to walk... Read more

Basic black in the garden

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I'm thinking of writing more on this, but for now, consider the black petunia. Called 'Black Velvet,' it came on the market in 2011 to generally... Read more

This is why

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This picture shows why the experts are forever emphasizing the idea of multi-season "interest," that something ought to be happening in every... Read more

A rose that will knock you out

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Like everything else this crazy spring, roses are early. Way early. Frankly, this couldn't happen at a better time; times are tough all around... Read more

An herb made for the flower garden

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Look at this stuff! Chives make any flower garden pop. Saw these in the Idea Garden at Longwood yesterday. Big clumps anchored the four corners... Read more