One of the s.o.'s special talents is growing flowers. We pretty much divide the gardening duties into edibles vs. non-edibles, with him in charge of the latter. He grows the most amazing zinnias, marigolds, and lantanas, and he seems to be able to start practically anything from a cutting. He has the proverbial green thumb.
Recently he moved this young clematis from a place where it wasn't thriving and trained it up the side of the front porch. Nice, eh? Imagine what it will look like in a few more years!