If you want to make an incredible splash in a frustratingly plain patch or planter, Trailing Clematis can be your … More
The Traditional Gift for Someone You Don’t Quite Love
I’ve long suspected traditions that compel one to purchase flowers… For example, in second grade, we were taught about one … More
Who am I?
HELP! I’m a mystery bird. I was photographed on August 27, 2018, in Eastern Pennsylvania, Central States, USA and I … More
Behold the rare Scarlet Seed-Snatcher!
No, you say? He’s really a…what? Purple Finch? Really! But where’s the purple? What was the ornithologist smoking? Nevertheless, here … More
Between the Tepals
What are Tepals. Well, only three of these purple things are petals. The other three are transmorphed sepals, so Tulip … More
The fancy Tulips are Purple Peony Double Late Hybrids, or so I believe…. Can’t name the striped ones, but dang, both … More
We Three Queens
Queens of the Night, Part II HELP! I was so concerned about shooting the Queen of the Night Tulips properly, … More
Stained Glass Tulip
Something about these Purple Dream Tulips delight me, whether considered solo, as here, or as part of a stained-glass window … More
Purple Tulip Field
How sad and abbreviated seemed the usual tulip array, when I visited Longwood Gardens around mid-April… I’ll return ten days … More