As appealing to us as they are to pollinators, melliferous plant species are where pollinator insects reign as kings. These beautiful flowers are gorged with pollen and nectar offered up for pollinators to feed on, a trade-off that 80% of all flower-bearing species sign up for in order to reproduce.
Often thought of as a wild plant, dog rose –the rose-hips, specifically– has many health benefits that help cure body ailments. Dog rose is a plant native to North Africa, the Middle East and Europe. It grows in forest clearings and along forest edges, in hedges along grazing prairies and on rather dry soil (especially […]
It isn’t always easy to choose the right rose trees. They all seem so healthy and magnificent at the nursery store! It helps to have a few guidelines to understand the “who’s who” of roses, especially when you try to consider their resistance to disease.