Chrysanthemums

Living in the Northeastern part of the United States, I anticipate the colors of autumn as soon as the kids return to school. For those of you who have not experienced it, it is truly Mother Nature’s finest artwork.  Set against a canvas of almost every variety of deciduous trees, her paintbrush washes the landscape in a spectrum of saturated hues.

Spider Mums

Along with that dramatic backdrop, the plethora of autumn blooms fills flower shops across the country. One of the most underrated and most reliable crops takes on a starring role during the fall months. Chrysanthemums have long been associated with this season, and now more than ever we have good reason to celebrate their arrival. Read More