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

How to Grow Peas

Peas are easy to grow once you learn how much sunlight and water they require. Peas grow in cool temperatures, giving this vegetable a short ... Read More


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


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


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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