French Marigold (Tagetes patula)

The French marigold is native to Mexico and Nicaragua. In addition, it has been cultivated in Europe and the United States for its flowers and medicinal properties. The plant can grow in soil types from sand to clay, but requires well-drained soil. It is hardy to zone...

Capitate

   image source:Esdras Calderan Capitate –  kăp’ĭ-tāt’ Forming a headlike mass or dense cluster, as the flowers of plants in the composite...

Brown Turkey Fig (Ficus carica ‘Brown Turkey’)

In the past couple of weeks I have planted, along with some assistance from the kids, several fruit trees and shrubs. Working for a nursery sure has its benefits. I bought an apple, plum, cherry and a fig along with some blueberries. Of all the fruit we have acquired...