Frederick Law Olmsted: America's Father of Landscape Architects

Frederick law olmsted projects Frederick Law Olmsted (1822-1903) is popularly known as the father of landscape architecture. He defined this...

The 4 Best Backyard Leisure Pools to Choose From Based on Your Needs

Best Backyard Leisure Pools for Hot Tubs If you live in a climate where the temperature is warm enough to swim year-round, a backyard leisur...

HOw To WINDOW BOXES, INSPIRATION THURSDAY

How To Build Flower Boxes I've been looking for some projects for our upcoming Winter.  Of course, I could go back through any of my Ins...

😍 The Sun Sets on Rainbows at Dry Creek

Dry Creek Garden establishing the iris beds By Jeff Bennett As you may know, it takes years to prepare for an American Iris Society (AIS) n...

The American Iris Society Announces the 2022 Caparne-Welch Medal Winners

  ELF ESTEEM' and ' FAIRY FIREFLY The Caparne-Welch Medal  is restricted to miniature dwarf bearded (MDB) irises. It is named in ho...

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Iris plants flowers 2022 The rains have arrived. It is so nice to have a few muddy patches around our garden. We are forever thankful for th...

A Year in the Life: A Tall Bearded Iris in a French Garden

The irises in Les Liliacées (1812) were illustrated by Pierre-Joseph Redouté. Source: gallica.bnf.fr / BibliothÚque nationale de France An...

Iris Identification: A Puzzle and a Problem

A short time ago I was asked if I could identify an iris. When I looked at the picture I thought “Wow, this is one I would love to grow also...

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