Flower Fridays: Alstroemeria

Last week Andy and I received a lovely surprise from my mom—a flower bouquet delivered to our doorstep! And what a beautiful bouquet it is. There are little tea roses, carnations (perfect given the letters last week between my mom and me—Flower Fridays: Carnation) and the star of the bouquet, alstroemeria. Alstroemeria is great forContinue reading “Flower Fridays: Alstroemeria”

Flower Fridays: Columbine

Columbine are beautiful and intricate flowers found in many gardens in so many different colors including blues, whites, purples, reds and even yellows. I have found that they are fairly easy to grow in my New York garden though they haven’t come back after many years so I think I will plant some new onesContinue reading “Flower Fridays: Columbine”

Flower Fridays: Cosmos

I love the name Cosmos. Just saying it immediately pops me high above earth into the stratosphere—into the cosmos. The name cosmos is in fact derived from the Greek meaning “balanced universe”. The flower, very much down-to-earth is in the same family as daisies, sunflowers and astors. Cosmos are one of the easiest flowers toContinue reading “Flower Fridays: Cosmos”