Roses in Mixed Borders
Planting roses in a mixed border is one of the easiest ways of enjoying roses in your garden. Combine shrub roses, other shrubs, perennials and annuals to create a tapestry of different colours and textures. Planning a mixed border thinking about colour The colour of the roses and accompanying plants in a mixed border is a matter of personal taste, but there are a few simple guidelines you can follow. Decide if you want to stick to a narrow colour scheme or if you would like to go for…
Flower Garden With Dianthus Plants
The versatile dianthus plants can fill most roles in flower gardens. If you wish to grow this flowering plant in flower gardens, you need to consider several aspects.
Taken from a stroll around Oia, Santorini Island I will never be home style savvy as Martha Stewart, but last week I did put together a couple planters I'm quite fond of. Surprisingly, they are still alive. :) So inspired by the lovely bounganvillea we saw all over Greece like in the shot above, I managed to find a Golden Bouganvillea (classified as an annual for Northern Alberta?!?) at Greenland Nurseries. The tag says zone required is 30 - 40 degrees Celsius, but for $19.99 I figured it…
19 Top Annual Plant Pairings For Summer-Long Color
Create eye-catching color in your garden by mixing and matching flower colors and textures. These annual plant combinations are a sure bet for brightening up a border, a front yard bed, or a window box.
Benary Giant Zinnia... best flower ever! A must for cutting gardens!
Benary Giant Zinnia! The best flower I’ve ever grown. So easy to start from seed, flowers all summer long, makes a fantastic cut flower—huge blooms, and long vase life!!
Johnson's Blue Geranium | Michigan Bulb Company
Add a splash of sky blue hues to containers and borders with this low-maintenance perennial. Growing 16-18" tall, in a dense, spreading mound, Johnson's Blue Geranium makes an attractive ground cover when planted in groups. The 2", saucer-shaped flowers bloom in clusters above the dark green foliage in late spring and will continue blooming periodically throughout the summer. While deer tend to avoid this plant, butterflies are attracted to it. Plant in full sun to partial shade. Johnson's…
The winter here in southeastern Pennsylvania has been relatively mild, but we’re still a long way from the lushness of summer, so it’s a good time to be looking at pretty pictures. Here’s a s…
Geranium 'Dilys' - Cranesbill Geranium Plants
Geranium 'Dilys', is a sprawling groundcover geranium, with rich green leaves and a long blooming season. The purple saucer shaped blooms are borne over finely dissected foliage that densely covers the ground. A choice plants for edging walkways, mixing within the perennial border, and for attracting bees and butterf
Buy Perennial and Biennial Plants For Spring & Summer Planting | Sarah Raven
Plant these perennial and biennial plants this spring and they'll flower for years to come. Highly recommended for combining with your autumn flowering bulbs.