I recently saw a lovely bed in my neighborhood devoted entirely to annuals. It was full sun and composed predominantly of pink and blue flowers. At the back were tall cleome, commonly called spider plant.
Begonias are beloved because of their textured, colorful foliage, as well as their pretty flowers.
When one has lots of different plants, it doesn’t always contribute to harmony and cohesion in a garden…
What popular flowers do you have planted in your garden?
Retailers in the Midwest attend trials in Michigan, where the new plant introductions are grown outdoors en masse.
Plants, like people, often seem better because of the virtues of others.
All plants that winter indoors at my house are hosed off to rid them of pests and given a dose of fertilizer.