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Posts tagged annuals

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.

June 21, 2007


pink scabiosa


Scabiosa, originally known as "Sweet Scabious," was a plant that was first domesticated in herb gardens as a cure for the "scabious" which means itch.

August 31, 2006




I love it for its wealth of golden flowers, which fill my vases from mid summer to mid fall.

September 15, 2005


coleus plant


Plants go in and out of fashion, and Coleus seems to be making a fashion comeback.

March 25, 2005


pansies pressed in a cookbook


Pansies are usually the first annuals that gardeners in regions with severe winters plant in the spring.

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