1. Easter Lily The Easter lily is the obvious choice to top our list since it’s named for the holiday. Easter lilies are white with trumpet-shaped flowers. Traditionally, they are associated with purity and resurrection. This comes from Christian legend, which says that after Jesus’ death and resurrection, these flowers were found growing in the […]

9 Popular Easter Flowers And What They Symbolize

The Thomas Jefferson Gardens Board will again be hosting “Meet Your Legislator”, with the first one of this Legislative session to be held on February 13, at 10:00 A. M. The Thomas Jefferson Gardens board continues to provide this community service as Thomas Jefferson recognized the importance of an informed electorate. Due to the Covid-19 […]


Meet Your Legislator

For many gardeners, mid to late winter can be nearly unbearable, but forcing early flowering branches in our homes can make the dreary snow a little more tolerable. Forcing branches to bloom inside is not at all hard to do. Which Spring Flowering Branches Can Be Forced? Almost any spring-flowering shrub or tree can be […]

Forcing Flowering Branches – How To Force Branches To Bloom Indoors

January Flower Lore: Carnations: January Flower Lore: Carnations Carnations, the flower of the month. Here are some interesting facts about this special, and used in many floral arrangements. The carnation is a long lasting flower and can be grown in your flower gardens! There is a whole sub-category of etiquette surrounding which flowers are appropriate […]

Flower Folklore