By Cheryl Harrison, Master Gardener Ok, I know that peonies may not be the trending plant but I love them! Like many grandmothers, my maternal grandmother grew peonies around her farmhouse… Their fragrance filled the air and they sprawled magnificently after a rain. I found them captivating! Peonies were first described as medicinal herbs in […]Forbidden Love! — The Peterborough & Area Master Gardeners
If I was forced to name my favourite flower, there’s a good chance it might be the peony. I love to see the red fronds of the herbaceous type pushing through the soil back to back together in their unearthly fashion around this time of year, full of promise for the season to come. And […]
November in the south of Australia means the arrival of long awaited peony blooms in florists and cool climate gardens. It is one of our favourite times of the year when peonies and roses are both in bloom! we are always on the hunt for beautiful open gardens and flower farms so when we came…
Right on cue, a beautiful bloom lights up the garden.
Thank you Mother Nature for providing another spectacular peony show in the garden. The yellow tree peony is just beginning to blossom now too!
The parade of pink, white and red blooms is about to begin, drumroll please 🤗.
For me, nothing in the garden is more beautiful then the peony. Maybe it’s the memory of my mother’s garden in days gone by, but peonies hold a special, central place in my heart, mind and eye when I scan the late spring, early summer garden. Peonies don’t last very long, but the flowers do make for long-lasting indoor bouquets.