Monthly Archives: April 2016

Sweet Pea

COMMON NAME:  sweet pea GENUS:  Lathyrus SPECIES:  L. odoratus {annual}                  L. latifolius {perennial} FAMILY:  Leguminosae BLOOMS: early spring TYPE: annual or perennial DESCRIPTION: The pastel blossoms of sweet pea come in a lovely array of hues including nearly every color except yellow. Their growth habit varies from creeping to bushy, and their

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What is the Birthstone for April?

The April Birthstone is Opal, Diamond & Sapphire. A gemstones that symbolizes a person’s month of birth in the Gregorian Calendar is called a Birthstone. These types of gemstone are commonly known as birthday stones and sometimes used as an anniversary gift related to a person’s age and year of birth. Since the mid 1800’s, the wearing of birthstones saw a

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