Sunflower Helianthus annuus, the common sunflower, is a large annual form of the genus Helianthus grown as a crop for its edible oil and edible fruits. This sunflower species is also used as wild bird food, as livestock forage (as a meal or a silage plant), in some industrial applications, and as an […]
What’s Blooming: The weather can’t seem to make up its mind, but with the first day of Spring right around the corner, landscapes are starting to light up with color. This week’s addition of “What’s Blooming” features some of our favorite bulbs as well as other staples of Spring! Daffodils Along with forsythia, Daffodils are […]
Believe it or not, late winter features some of the year’s most beautifully scented flowers. Scroll through to learn more about the various plants that are currently blooming throughout the Central Virginia Area. ‘Okame’ Flowering Cherry You can always count on ‘Okame’ to be the first tree to bloom every year. This tree eventually grows […]
If you think you love ham now, wait until you try it on the grill. Sometimes called double-smoked ham, the already smoky flavor of a ham is enhanced beautifully when grill-roasted. Seasoned and glazed, the finished grilled ham will be a show-stopping centerpiece of your table. Additionally, you free up the oven for side dishes when you do the ham on the grill.