Tag: flowers

Tag: flowers

My Showy Stonecrop

When I bought my house six years ago, among the plants I inherited with it was an interesting looking green one that had leaves shaped like an origami creation. They form many intricate designs that fold into each other. The plant is beautiful and looks even better now than it did six years ago. It

What Do You Like a Lot?

A tall juniper tree in my front yard lends its shade to the hollyhock plant that grows near it. The shade keeps the hollyhock from getting too much sun. Plants, like people, enjoy the sun. But many plants also sometimes need shade so they don’t get too hot. We’re that way too. It’s fun to

So Many Colors in Nature

Have you ever noticed how many different colors there are in your own front and back yards? There are lots of them! Sometimes the colors are different shades of pink or blue or purple. We don’t have names for all the different shades of yellow, red, or green. If somebody tried to make up names

Planting a Garden Can Be Healing

Do you have a tree in your yard that you really like? If you do, it might be fun to plant a few flowers near it to make your own little garden. Gardens, even small ones with just a few flowers near a tree, can help people feel calmer and more relaxed. Notice how you