If Cupid were to have a home, it would be Miami International Airport.
The weather outside is frightful — it has been for weeks, with parts of the country experiencing the worst floods in decades — but it’s positively warm inside the Princess of Wales Conservatory. It’s humid too, tropical in fact.
Gardens look beautiful when the flowers are in full bloom and there’s a profusion of color, but alert gardeners know this is the time to
Columbus Mayor Robert Smith Tuesday said a recent column in The Packet is “not true.”
During a meeting of the Columbus City Council, Smith read Packet writer Ron Williams’ column from the June 29 edition of the newspaper, which criticized city crews for planting flowers in the Dean Acres community, where Smith lives.
It may cost a little more this year to say it with flowers.
Florists expect to pay more for roses this time of year; growers hold back a portion of their fields to meet the demands of Valentine’s Day. But this year’s costs have been driven up even more, due to rising fuel costs and a rainy growing season.
Spring has arrived with its vivid display of color and that has brought a question. Which of our common flowers are native to this area? That is not a question I can address from the view of a botanist, but I can address it as a historian. There are a number of early accounts that describe the flora of the Golden Triangle.