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June 6, 2019

 

Coleus Enhances Everything!

I love coleus for their showy colorful leaves…

May 9, 2019

 

All Annuals

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.

January 31, 2019

 

Azalias & Mums Indoors

Azalea mollis is sometimes successful as a houseplant.

December 21, 2017

 

Curly kale in pots looks lovely among other pots of annuals.

Co-Existence

Plants, like people, often seem better because of the virtues of others.

November 23, 2017

 

The deer left a few of my daylilies alone this year.

Successes & Failures

November is a good time to evaluate our successes and failures during the past growing season.

October 26, 2017

 

You can use those raked leaves as mulch.

Autumn Tricks

If you have time, perhaps you will share some of your tricks in the comments below.

May 11, 2017

 

Hanging baskets.

Hanging Baskets

When buying plants for hanging baskets remind yourself of the old saying: one should include “a thriller, a filler, and a spiller.”

April 27, 2017

 

Hanging Baskets on posts.

New To Me

So many options for displaying annuals, and I usually just stick them in a pot!

December 8, 2016

 

Schlumbergera buckleyi.

Holiday Cactus

Depending on when they bloom, members of the Schlumbergera genus are called either Thanksgiving or Christmas cactuses.

October 13, 2016

 

Cuttings of ivy geranium, (Pelargonium peltatum).

Tricks!

A hard frost will kill off our annuals for good, but there are tricks we can try to get more treats from our annual purchases.

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