Monarda is a popular perennial plant used in bee and butterfly gardens. It is commonly known as Bee balm and its fragrant blossoms attract bees, hummingbirds, butterflies, and other pollinating insects. Monarda also has a long history of medicinal uses by Native American tribes, American Eclectic physicians, the Shakers, and herbalist.
BLUE AND BRASS – In a Hudson Valley home, white cabinetry sets off a kitchen backsplash in Mosaic House's Batha Moroccan tile. The brass cabinet hardware harmonizes with details on the La Cornue range. Click through for the entire gallery and for more backsplash ideas.
Bring the exterior of your home into the 21st century with BEHR’s Color of the Month: Old Amethyst. This modern paint color shines when paired with bright white trim and a natural stone pathway. Use the deep blue and purple undertones in this dark gray hue to enhance the view of your outdoor landscaping.