The Queen of Fall Flowers: How the Chrysanthemum Became Autumn’s Favorite Flower

Chrysanthemums, or “mums”, for short, symbolize the last fanfare of color as summer turns to fall. In fact, the mum comes into its prime when most flowers are fading away, giving it distinction as a cool-weather flower that blooms September through November. Many of us grew up with mums decorating our doorways in the fall, …

Get Your Patio Ready to Party with these 7 Colorful Annuals

A little color, a little fragrance, and some floating butterflies go a long way to make a patio perfect.  Here’s a list of some of our favorite annuals for getting the party started on your summer patio. It’s summertime, which means it’s the perfect time to grab an icy drink and take a seat under your …