Have you seen the fireflies, or lightning bugs depending on which part of the country you are from, flying around your yard recently? They are quite fascinating, even magical appearing, having inspired all types of legend and lore. Fireflies are a beetle in the order Coleoptera. There are many different species and their defining characteristic…
Norfolk Botanical Garden has more than 2600 roses in our Bicentennial Rose Garden. They are at their peak and just beautiful! Watch Les Parks and see for your self.
Don’t miss Norfolk Botanical Garden’s Annual Plant Sale Mother’s Day Weekend – May 10-12th. Watch Les Parks as he shares his love of the Native Azalea. This flowering plant is the Garden’s signature plant for the NBG Plant Sale – fitting for our 75th anniversary! Click here for more information about our Annual Plant Sale.
Learn more about the plants we are growing for our sale on Mother’s Day weekend. (May 10-12, 2013)
Weeping cherries are in full bloom right now.
Do you hate to simply discard your Easter Lily after it has finished blooming? Here is some advice provided the Kansas State University Extension Service for repeat bloom in subsequent years. After the flowers have faded, remove the flower stalk so that energy does not go into making seed. Keep the plant inside until the…
Daffodils are blooming all over the Garden right now.
The Hofheimer Camellia Garden is looking really nice right now.
This is a good time to prune roses.
Daphne provides a little bit of heaven in the winter