Flower Therapy With Floriculture Microfarm

Stuck at home during the pandemic, what could be better than a fresh delivery of a hand picked and arranged bouquet of vibrant flowers? That is exactly what Floriculture Microfarm specializes in. I love to promote small local horticultural businesses, and this one really brings joy to the life of many people - weekly! I …

Buttercup Invasive- Lesser Celandine Runs Rampant

Have you seen a little yellow flower that you think is very cute blooming on your property??? It forms a ground covering mat of glossy green heart shaped leaves punctuated by buttercup like flowers. You might have looked at it and thought it was the first sign of spring! If your answer is yes, get …

Top 10 Annuals That Can Take the Cold

Planting Containers Early After a long cold winter, gardeners are itching to get some color outside, even as early as St Patrick's Day, here in the mid-Atlantic region. Most hardy annuals tolerate light frosts, but not freezing.  April 1st marks the start of my container season, but I have to be careful what I plant. …

Beware of the Buttercup Bully!!!

Have you seen this blooming on your property??? If your answer is yes, get ready to do battle!! This is a really nasty invasive that hales from Europe and Asia and is taking over North America. It is Ranunculus ficaria,  Lesser Celandine, or more commonly just a cute little buttercup. It was introduced as an ornamental plant in …