Most blooms may fade during summer and the first weeks of fall, but you can keep your yard, garden, and planters going with textured plantings.
The hard freezes of this past week have damaged our tropical plants. Gardeners trying to minimize maintenance — and those who consider covering and uncovering plants a major hassle — should consider reducing or even eliminating tropicals in their landscapes.
The most festives flowers of the holiday season is the scarlet-blooming
No one ever went broke underestimating the taste of gardening consumers. At least, that’s the impression you get walking through greenhouses of some of the biggest home and garden centers. Just the other day, I came upon the abomination show above—succulents painted in a rainbow of vivid colors. Surely, you want a red, purple, pink, or blue aloe decorating your kitchen counter for the upcoming holidays!
Ever wondered why some of your plants die after one season while others come back year after year? If you’ve pondered that, you’ve likely noticed the difference between two categories of plants: annuals and perennials.