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Posts tagged annuals

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



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



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.

June 5, 2008


A bright blue, cornflower.


Learn all about Cornflowers on this Focus on Flowers.

May 1, 2008


Annual-flowering Cosmos in a Devon garden.

Planning Ahead

Learn how to plan ahead for the Fall growing season.

August 23, 2007


dinner table with floating flower centerpiece

Floating Flowers

Even if you have just a small garden made up primarily of annuals, you can still make wonderful floral centerpieces for your dinner table.

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