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
Pumpkins have been favourites with gardeners for a very long time. Old gardening books point out that they can be cultivated without much effort –
Elecampane (Inula helenium) is a perennial flowering plant from the aster family. It is native to Europe and Asia, and naturalised in North America. Origin
Tansy (Tanacetum vulgare) is a beautiful perennial plant, belonging to the aster family, native to Europe and Asia, and naturalised in North America. Its Latin