Lou Paun

Lou Paun is a Master Gardener and retired college instructor. She earned her Master of Arts degree from the University of Michigan and has a keen interest in the history of gardening as well as the more practical aspects of making a garden space thrive.

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A List of Spring Flowers

Every gardener dreams of spring flowers during the dark days of winter, and looks forward eagerly to the first burst of spring color. Spring ... Read More

Muscari

Muscari - Grape Hyacinth About Muscari There about forty species in the genus Muscari produce spikes of blue flowers resembling bunc ... Read More

Orchids

There are over 25,000 species of orchids in the world, and more than 105,000 manmade hybrids as well. The number continues to increase as ne ... Read More

Potentilla

Common names: Cinquefoil, Buttercup Shrub, Tormentil, and Barren Strawberry Background About 500 species in the genus Potentilla gro ... Read More

Squill

Scilla - Squill, Wood Hyacinth, Bluebell About Squills There are over ninety species in the genus Scilla, native to Europe, Asia, an ... Read More

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