About four or five years ago I bought a four-inch Cyclamen to plant in a container in my front yard.  The nurseries here in Las Vegas usually get them in sometime in October.  They do well as a fall annual and many people purchase them to add some color as an indoor plant. I was […]

Spring Clematis!

I planted some new clematis plants two years ago in a container in front of my house.  They started blooming over the weekend.  There are 3 clematis in the container and they are doing well.  There are about 16 flowers open with another 50-60 still to go.  Two of them are flowering the third is […]


My favorite flowering vines are, without a doubt, Clematis.  The first one that I remember seeing was back in 1992-93, in Niagara Falls, Ontario.  I was visiting Niagara Falls with some family members and we had just driven back across the Rainbow Bridge from having lunch in Niagara Falls, NY.  When we got back to […]