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.
Azalea mollis is sometimes successful as a houseplant.
Plants, like people, often seem better because of the virtues of others.
November is a good time to evaluate our successes and failures during the past growing season.
If you have time, perhaps you will share some of your tricks in the comments below.
When buying plants for hanging baskets remind yourself of the old saying: one should include “a thriller, a filler, and a spiller.”
So many options for displaying annuals, and I usually just stick them in a pot!
Depending on when they bloom, members of the Schlumbergera genus are called either Thanksgiving or Christmas cactuses.
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.
Now that we have had our first frosts in the Midwest, I am thinking about what to plant next year.