Generally, all the shorter iris types bloom earliest, starting the parade of iris flowers that continues throughout the summer.
Mulch helps plants remain healthier and hardier by insulating and reducing weeds.
When buying plants for hanging baskets remind yourself of the old saying: one should include “a thriller, a filler, and a spiller.”
Although we sometimes ignore hardiness maps, they really do provide information that is crucial to the success of our plants.
So many options for displaying annuals, and I usually just stick them in a pot!
Today we're focusing on blossoms with blue and lavender colors.
Early spring warmth causes some plants to break dormancy too soon with the result that they are damaged if it turns cold again.
We need native plants in our gardens, since natives are a vital part of a healthy eco-system.
Hooker had an enduring passion for plants and discovered many of the ones that grow in our gardens today.