Month: November 2021

Buttercup Flower Meaning And Symbolism

Buttercups are simple but uplifting flowers that naturally grace lawns, fields, and roadsides, providing sprays of cheer, next to other native wildflowers which pollinators adore. While most of us know the buttercup as the decider of the question “Do you like butter?” holding the flower under your chin to see the answer, there’s a lot of meaning behind this beautiful … Read More

Delphinium Flower Meaning And Symbolism

Delphinium flowers are one of the most unusual and extremely pigmented flowers found in nature.  Not only are the colors of these flowers extremely vivid, but the way these flowers form clusters on top of huge flower spikes add drama and interest into any planting scheme. It also helps that the heights these flowers reach help fill in any tall … Read More

The Ultimate Guide To Repotting and Replanting Succulents

Keeping succulents is one of the most rewarding and satisfying pastimes, and it helps that they are very low-maintenance.  They vary wildly in appearance, and they are among the most unusual houseplants you can grow, such as the bear’s paw, or painted lady echeveria, or the spiral aloe. They are also one of the easiest houseplants to get started with, … Read More

Petunia Flower Meaning And Symbolism

Petunia flowers are admired throughout the world for their uplifting colors and form, and gardeners across the world grow them for their beauty in many forms, whether that’s filling in the gaps in a border, gracing window boxes, or filling hanging baskets to the brim. Most petunias are treated as annuals to fill a border or a container for a … Read More

Interesting Daylily Flower Meaning and Symbolism You Want To Know

While daylilies are not true lilies, they act and look like lilies, and have the added bonus of not being attractive to the lily beetle.  These clump-forming perennial blooms add rich color and dimension into any garden, but they also have some compelling meaning attached to them. Behind The Name: What does ‘Daylily’ Mean? Most daylilies open during the day … Read More

Delphiniums: Different Plant Varieties, How To Grow and Plant Care

Delphiniums bring a wealth of height and color into any garden, although they do have a reputation of being difficult to look after.  This is due to the way that delphiniums can be easily broken by heavy winds, but there are tricks to stop this from happening, even in the most exposed garden. Their popularity has been cemented by their … Read More

Fortnight Lily (Dietes iridioides): How to Grow and Plant Care

Fortnight lilies are unusual, captivating plants which produce gorgeous flowers every two weeks, hence the name. They are also referred to as the Japanese iris, the African iris, the butterfly iris, or the wood iris.  They are reliable plants that bloom for an extended period of time, providing color and interest from spring all the way through to the later … Read More