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I would love to be a houseplant goddess. But the size of my windows and crisp square footage of my indoor space have other plans. Can't say I haven't tried: bird of paradise, philodendron 'Lickety Split' now reclassified as a Thaumatophyllum bipinnatifidum, a variegated rubber...

For all the planning it involves, gardening is filled with blink-and-you'll-miss-it moments. Like short-lived blossoms and butterfly fly-bys. A Venus flytrap chomping on a housefly. Sometimes you just want to gush off the cuff about the taste of a fresh-grown radish to whoever happens to be listening. Which...

Shaped like a candelabra, our Euphorbia avasmontana is in bloom. But when we talk about the spectacle, we're not talking about the flowers (which are too small to be easily seen)—we're talking about the plant's cyathia. That is, the yellow flower-like structures that add flash to a...

Who has experience growing primroses? We're new to the primrose party, but here's an early observation: They are THIRSTY. Housed in the Primula genus, the primrose is a perennial semi-evergreen native to northern Africa and southwestern Asia. You'll also see them growing wild throughout Europe, from the British...

A sign that warmer days are around the corner: the Early Spring 2016 issue of Country Gardens is out! And guess whose L-shaped garden received some love? Ryan and I are super pumped to be featured in the "Style & Substance" story in the magazine, a special title under the...