Every label I have read clearly states verbena is an annual in zones 4 to 7. I read labels and used to believe them. But, I am beginning to think labels are best thought of as educated guesses—more like what the grower believes about a plant rather than botanical facts. Continue Reading

Over the last few weeks, my posting has been sporadic because I was dealing with business matters that demanded my attention. Blessedly, those came to a very satisfactory conclusion, and I have time to devote to EarthSunFilm again. I plan my posts to follow a specific schedule, and my businessContinue Reading

Phloxes are great garden flowers. They have beautiful blooms and smell as if they could be an ingredient in Sweet & Sour Tarts. I have had good luck growing regular garden phlox and creeping phlox, but I’ve planted dwarf phlox multiple times, and it has never made it past aContinue Reading