American Primrose Society (Primulas) – Slides

Many newcomers to the Primula world may be a bit hesitant to try new species and varieties. The following list includes primulas for a wide range of habitats and gardening sites. All are easy to grow and provide the gardener with “starter collection” of spectacular blooms. With so many species and, at least twice that many hybrids, there is a […]

American Primrose Society (Primulas) – Chapters

THE AMERICAN PRIMROSE SOCIETY One of the benefits of an APS membership is an invitation to join a Round Robin. Information is shared in circulating packages of letters. For new members, this is a great way to make new friends and learn more about Primulas. What You Get: Robins are packages of letters by members of the Robin group containing […]

American Primrose Society (Primulas) – Bookstore

These prices are for APS members only. Membership can be obtained by selecting the link. All books can be purchased from APS webpage only. PHOTOCOPIES OF OLDER BOOKS: The Auricula. Rowland Biffen (1951) The Primulas of Europe John MacWatt (1928) Primulas for Gardenand Greenhouse E.H.M. Cox and G. C. Taylor(1928) Primulas A.G. Puttock Primulas in the Garden Kenneth C. Corsar […]

April Perennial Flowers

PNW Perennial Garden My old backyard in April. You can see how the plants are starting to grow in zone 8 within the Pacific Norhtwest. What’s sad.. this garden is no more. The people who bought the home lost it and it went up for auction. The new owner knew nothing about plants and plowed it all down. So stupid! […]

Annual Flower Information, What to know and how to use

Information on 50+ annual flowers Abelmoschus African-orange daisy Amaranth Amethyst Annual-mallow Baby-blue-eyes Babysbreath Balsam Bearded-tongue Belvedere Bladder herb Blanket flower Blazing-star Blistercress Blue eyed mary Blue-eyed-African-daisy Burning bush Bush-eschscholtzia Bushy Arctotis Butterfly flower Cacalia California poppy California-bluebell Calliopsis Campion Candytuft Cape-marigold Carpet plant Casor-bean China aster China Pink Chinese Lantern plant Cockscomb Corn flower Devil-in-the-bush Devils fig Diamond flower Didiscus […]

Common Alpines For Your Garden

Listing of Alpine Plants and how to use::   ROCK PLANTS FOR ACID SOIL     (Many of these require special care. Those marked with *require strongly acid soil.)  #Do not collect this in the wild or you will go to jail.         BOTANICAL NAME COMMON NAME     Achillea moschata Musk Yarrow Androsace alpina Alpine Rock-Jasmine […]