PlantFiles is getting a new look! Just in time for spring, we're rolling out a new look for the best online plants database. It will also work with your smart phones and mobile devices, so now you can take it with you on garden center visits or botanical garden tours. Questions or comments? Please post them here.
Diary of a Rose Lover is a beautiful little book with so many lovely watercolor paintings. There are paintings of specific roses, botanical paintings that show the parts of a rose. There are also watercolor sketches about how to propogate a rose and different types of foliage. In color this author and the artist describes rose fragrance with color-coded triangles. This is the kind of book you will want escape into as you curl up on the glider on a lovely summer day.