by Monica DeRee As I embarked on my first year of gardening, I did not expect to become as attached to my plants as I have. I knew plants took time and effort, but no one ever warned me that I would begin to know the look of dehydration or lack of nutrients in one quick…
If I paint my thumb green, does it count? Guest blog by Monica DeRee I come from a line of gardeners, planters, and flower lovers, so why I am so worried about finding my own green thumb? I have no idea why the worry is present, but I finally decided this year was the year…
The deep red plumes on this fall flowering plant are striking! It takes the heat and is great for fall decorating. Swap out those tired summer annuals for Dragon’s Breath Celosia and your containers and landscape beds will be the envy of the neighborhood.
Huge, double, yellow flowers pop in hanging baskets, combo planters, and landscape beds.
Everyone has room for a container garden, place a group of planters at the front door or on your deck or patio. This gorgeous combo features Wasabi Coleus, Aztec Grape Magic Verbena, Pinstripe Petunia, and Silver Falls Dichondra.
Campfire’s head-turning foliage really lights up landscapes and patio planters. A great “thriller” item for your mixed combos that can be used in sun or shade.
Gerberas are happiness in a pot! This pop of color is sure to brighten your home, indoors or out. They also make a great gift for any occason.
Hummingbirds and butterflies love Black and Bloom, and you will too! The vibrant dark blue and black flowers last all summer. This drought tolerant plant will grow to 3′ tall by 3′ wide.
A 2015 All America Selections National Winner, and for good reason! The deep pink blooms on this plant just keep coming, even in the heat of summer. Jolt is an attention-getter, especially when massed in landscape beds.
Combo featuring Headliner Violet Dark Eye Petunia, Lascar White Verbena, and Magadi Electric Purple Lobelia. These combos are so easy, they come already mixed and they look great in hanging baskets and patio planters.