Posts tagged annuals

July 3, 2014

 

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Disney Horticulture

Roughly 80% of the Walt Disney World resort flowers are irrigated using reclaimed water.

September 27, 2012

 

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The Consolida Genus Includes Larkspur

Most of the larkspurs we grow in our gardens are annuals, but they readily self seed so they can become almost permanent residents of our gardens.

April 19, 2012

 

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Preparing Now For September Color

Spring is the time to prepare for fall, so this month is a good time to think about your September garden.

February 23, 2012

 

Bill Larkin's annuals

Bill Larkin’s Seeds

In the summer of 2011, I visited Bill Larkin's garden in Loogootee, Indiana, and saw 30,000 colorful annuals in bloom.

July 28, 2011

 

Plumes And Cockscombs Of Celosia

Celosias make good companions for other strong colored annuals in the cutting garden, such as zinnias and marigolds.

July 8, 2010

 

SunPatiens: Impatiens That Won’t Wilt In Full Sun

If SunPatiens® live up to the claims made in their advertising campaign, our gardens will be full of them in no time.

June 3, 2010

 

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Nasturtiums: A Peppery Nose Twister

The nasturtium (Tropaeolum minor) was first found growing in Mexico and Peru and introduced to England in 1574.

March 25, 2010

 

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Temperature And Its Effects On Emerging Spring Plants

Freezing temperatures at the end of winter may injure plants that have started growing for Spring.

October 8, 2009

 

A pond surrounded by a Japanese garden elaborately textured with various plants, flowers, trees and shrubs.

Layering Plants And Adding Texture To A Landscape

Think now about opportunities to layer more plants in your own landscape next year.

July 16, 2009

 

A Japanese Beetle on a yellow flower.

Picking Them Off (Japanese Beetles)

Japanese Beetles love roses, hollyhocks, crepe myrtle and hibiscus especially, and I dislike them with a passion for ruining my flowers.

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