As children we learn that nettle stings and tend to think of it as an enemy. In reality it is a very good friend –
Forget-me-not is a truly beautiful flower with petals of the colour of the sky on a sunny day and a bright yellow centre that looks
Violets were cultivated as decorative and medicinal plants already in ancient Greece, where they were sold in the Athenian agora and praised by Greek poets.
Growing winter aconite (Eranthis hyemalis) requires very little effort and brings tremendous rewards. Who can resist a bright, shiny yellow flower that adorns the garden
Hellebore is the ultimate winter flower – supremely elegant and graceful, yet hardy and able to cope with snow and cold. Its French name is
How to grow chicory and enjoy it as a flower, salad vegetable and coffee? Growing chicory is simple, and in this post I explain how