It started early for me. Lying amongst the violets in summer’s unkempt grass, plucking their purple flowers from their stems and eating the sugary petals, one by one.
While it’s a sweet memory, the Viola species has a far greater function. At Jean Brooks Landscapes we use them for their precious gemstone colors and delicacy in borders or seasonal containers. Sprawling in tricolor across stone paths or stonewalls, they add an old-world romance to any garden. Violets are a great ground cover and can even be used in a grass mix to add color and charm. Continue reading “Viola Love & All Its Uses…” »