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The VMFA's 2016 Fine Arts & Flowers fundraiser celebrates the return of Faberge. more

Oct 18, 2016 6:00 AM , The Daily Post

Like the tulips of Holland, the daffodil has become synonymous with Gloucester County. Call ’em jonquils or daffodils—April is the time to come see the show. more

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There's no better plant for the cold months than our friends, the camellias. more

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For those few rosarians dedicated to winning competitions, there is no rest in their quest for the perfect bloom. more

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The showy flower flourishes at Pharsalia, a 200-year-old Nelson County estate. more

Jul 21, 2015 12:00 AM Home

Anne Blackwell Thompson’s captivating botanicals. more

Apr 23, 2014 9:39 AM

The Garden Club of Virginia celebrates 82 years of Historic Garden Week. more

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Roger Foley

April is the perfect time for viewing Virginia’s spring flowers, especially at five prime locations along the Eastern Shore during Historic Garden Week. more

Apr 19, 2012 12:51 PM Home 2 Comments

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Kathleen Toler

Make an herbal wreath and get a lavender fix at Lavender Fields Herb Farm in Glen Allen more

Dec 9, 2011 4:55 PM Home 1 Comments

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Courtesy of Tim Farmer, Blandy Experimental Farm

Not content to be just a pretty show garden, UVA’s Blandy Station marries popular gardening and serious botany. PAULA STEERS BROWN goes to Clarke County, where the estate stands at the forefront of environmental education. more

Aug 31, 2011 12:05 PM Home

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Catriona Tudor Erler

The Periwinkle Garden of Albert and Donna Ernest is a series of serene, enclosed spaces—informal and formal, intimate and grand, all enriched with a variety of textures, colors and scents—that wend around an Albemarle County house. more

Aug 11, 2011 10:43 AM Home

You think your garden is a challenge? Try keeping 60,000 flowers looking good every day. Paula Steers Brown takes a behind-the-scenes look at the folks who keep Busch Gardens lush. more

Jul 5, 2011 12:15 PM Home 1 Comments

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Richard Robinson

At Seven Oaks Farm in Fauquier, Edith and Deborah Williamson grow lavender, sell lavender-based products and engage in “lavender craziness.” more

May 18, 2011 11:39 AM Home

The Schenkel nursery is gone, but its root stock lives on. more

Apr 6, 2011 11:56 AM Home

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Andrew Lawson

There are roses and then there are heirloom roses. We recommend a few varieties worthy of the likes of Mary Washington and Empress Josephine. These roses will take you back in time. more

Mar 9, 2011 12:29 PM Home

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Roger Foley

Once spurned by discriminating gardeners for being “too easy,” sturdy daylilies are enjoying a surge of popularity thanks to new “everblooming” varieties. more

Apr 29, 2010 12:05 PM Home

At Nancy Ross Hugo’s Flower Camp, students learn the art of floral arranging, commune with one another and get a creative nudge on how to spot beautiful design elements underfoot. more

Sep 30, 2009 8:08 AM Home

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Photography by Tyler Darden

What sleeps in its first year, creeps in its second and leaps to life in its third? It’s the peony—an old-fashioned flower that’s durable, spectacular and often unpredictable. more

Jul 31, 2009 11:10 AM Home 1 Comments

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Illustration by Robert Meganck, Meganck.com

Intriguing bloodroot is not the be trifled with. more

Jun 17, 2009 3:58 PM Culture

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