One thing I love about spring is that the rose bush I got from my mom starts blooming. They are such a beautiful flower! Now, if I only had time to get the rest of my flower bed looking as good as these roses. (Youtube)
Don't spend money on plants that won't survive a south Louisiana winter. There are flowering plants that will be just fine through the winter and even into next spring, you just have to know what to buy.
The Lafayette Parish Master Gardeners annual fall plant sale is expanding this year. The bigger and better event will be called PlantFest and it will be the first event to be held at the Horse Farm. In addition to selling unique and interesting plants, they will be 'farm to table' food offerings, a …
June 12th is National Red Rose Day. The red rose is America's favorite flower and signifies love. As roses bloom across the Nation, it's a fitting reminder that June is the most popular month for weddings. Roses will bloom from June till the first frost.
For my wedding bouquet, I wanted gardenias, but the florist talked me out of it. She said they wouldn't hold up and that orchids would be a better choice. I agreed and they held up beautifully in my bouquet and in my hair.
Another award for our city! The Louisiana Garden Club Federation has awarded Lafayette the Cleanest City title for 2012. Cities are grouped according to size, and this year Lafayette beat out Baton Rouge in its category to win the Cleanest City.