Late last fall I bought a lot of perennials at the end of October, and not one of them came back this past spring.
Bright accents will make any blue/grey background plantings pop!
Silver-leaved plants like Artemisia and sage are heat and drought tolerant as well as being unappetizing to deer and rabbits.
I have just finished a complete overhaul of my oldest garden bed.
Repetition of white interspersed among other colorful blossoms ties plantings together.
My formula when choosing plants for my garden: focus on my three favorite colors, plus or minus white.
Necessity is indeed the mother of invention, and circumstances shape our preferences and thus our plant collections.
Spring is the time to prepare for fall, so this month is a good time to think about your September garden.
As I look at my fall garden, I am reminded of the plants that persist year after year regardless of both neglect and challenging weather conditions.