Monthly Archives: May 2009

After the Flowers Are Gone

Sure. The flowers are the primary attraction in a flower arrangement, but the vase is not exactly beside the point. A florist will, of course, supply you with a vase when you purchase an arrangement, but is it likely to … Continue reading

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Two Celandines and a Swallow

Greater and lesser celandine are not particularly closely related; their shared common name seems based solely on similarly colored flowers. The “greater” variety is also known as the celandine poppy (Chelidonium majus) and, indeed, is a member of the Papaveraceae, … Continue reading

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