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10 Beautifully Blossoming Spring Centerpieces
Pick a single stem or gather a bouquet. Whatever your style, there's a fresh spring floral arrangement here for you
"abundance of flowers that grow at no other time of year — crocuses, tulips, blossoming trees... field flowers in oranges, yellows and purples. And the best thing is, you don't... local flower store and buy some flower for myself, and right away I feel better:)... seeking flowers! Fun ideas! Lucy I believe those are Lilacs not wisteria but love the... fresh flowers for my home. Even when the rose bushes dont have any blooms there..."
6 Stunning Silver-Leaf Plants
"plants for both sun and shade... obsession for years now. You may be familiar with silver plants for sun, and there are... enjoy it for the delphinium-like flower it sprouts each summer. It adds another dimension... buffet for the deer that almost daily go through the yard searching for a snack. linbar... Adrew for polishing off and bringing silver foliage to our attention. Lamb's ear... consider the flowers unsightly, though the foliage is beautiful and always a conversati..."
Great Design Plant: Toyon
"native for beautiful winter color indoors and out... indoors for the holidays — potted pointsettas, evergreen garlands and trees decorate... love this flower, I have seen it in many florists, but had no idea it came from California... tea tree flower, but looking closer, the leaves are very different. I have mine in my... berries for the wildlife in winter.... wildlife; flowers attract bees; erosion control Distinguishing traits. A freely branching..."
Great Design Plant: Kintzley's Ghost Honeysuckle
Looking for a versatile plant with beautiful color and texture? This unusual honeysuckle may be just the ticket
"oking for a versatile plant with beautiful color and texture? This unusual honeysuckle... useful for providing shade and privacy in the garden as well.... known for it's fragrance and yet you didn't mention it at all. Does it have a scent... known for its fragrance, this particular variety does not have any scent. I like... like your idea of choosing companion plants that feature fragrance. I read that this... order it for you. Otherwise, you can do a Google search and find a retailer who does..."
Great Design Plant: Milkweed
Quit cringing. This not-weed plant is a sight to behold in the garden, has a delicious vanilla scent and is a magnet for butterflies
"magnet for insects, particularly butterflies and nonstinging bees, it is also a host... plant for the monarch butterfly — a summer standby whose numbers are quickly dwindling... a hub for wildlife. A win-win!... sources for butterflies. For example here in Nebraska, when I plant Liatris ligulistylis... plants for warmer zones. For info on California monarchs I'd look at http://www.m... hunting for sales online once you know what's native for you. To Michelle In South..."
7 Tropical Bulbs for a Summer Garden That Wows
"powerful heat for garden thrills with an exotic flair... bulbs for simplicity's sake. Warning: Flowering bulbs may be toxic if consumed,... useful for adding bold and dramatic colors and patterns to gardens anywhere; in temperate... replacements for gardeners in warmer climate zones, who can't grow typical springtime bulbs... screen for a sitting area and it did a perfect job.... not only for its pink flowers, but also for its twisted grayish-green foliage. 'Ellen..."
7 Great Container Plants for Early-Spring Appeal
Good things sometimes come to those who impatiently head to the nursery for plants that can take a chill
"nursery for plants that can take a chill... Their flowers and/or foliage will bring spring cheer while you're waiting for warmer... early for planting containers with summer-blooming annuals. It’s best to wait until... suddenly your flower has become a weed; it is a wildflower, after all. Left on its own,... judyrud-Thanks for the information, the Columbine is beautiful but I don't want anything that... headache for me later on. If anyone else reading these articles has similar information..."
7 Delightfully Different Bulbs for Your Spring Garden
"standards for a more exotic spring garden that draws applause... appealing for gardening, it's easy to put thoughts about your garden on hold and focus... board flowers,,love them, love them, love them!! I'm glad to see alliums on the list... dying for some of those Fritillaria meleagris, or Snake's Head Lily but being at... Matt, for these beautiful suggestions! Love Alliums.... Their flowers are flatter, more delicate (somewhat like an anemone flower) and often..."
Great Design Plant: Ocotillo for High-Reaching Flair
Add a dramatic accent to a dry landscape with this striking desert plant silhouetted against the sky
"famous for the many different types of plants that flourish in the hot and dry conditions... lored flowers appear during the warm season, along with sporadic flushes of green... years for them to produce leaves so it takes patience! Thanks for the info and Happy... canes are for sale at the nursery have the thorns been cut off? You say the mature plant... Thanks for featuring this great looking plant. Noelle ~ you inspired me to look up..."
8 Ornamental Grasses for Coastal Gardens
These hardy seashore plants evoke the ocean, sway in the breeze and help prevent sand erosion in the landscape
"feature for the coast because massing plants helps the wind move up and over the plants... beige flowers evokes the shifting of the sand dunes or the whitecaps on the ocean... pired flower and grass we see so often in places they don't belong. When I was in... plant for the coastal garden. Golden sweet flag: Acorus gramineus or "Ogon" is one... blonde flowers (shown) from late summer through early winter. Because it reaches 4..."
Great Design Plant: Wild Hyacinth for a Bolt of Blue
"Chelsea Flower Show, where it was a standout in the sea of blooms that surrounded me... native blue flowers if we live somewhere other than the west and want a similar look. Nice... source for First Nation peoples for hundreds of years. There’s a white cultivar called... white flowers that bloom from the bottom up (like Liatris, another North American... a blue-flowered type that’s commonly found in the nursery trade. How to use it. Pair..."
11 Perfect Plants for a Moonlit Garden — in Pots
Create an alluring after-dark aura on a patio or deck with container plants that glow white under the stars
"daylight for us to truly appreciate their beauty. But if you love to spend your summer... shout-out for the Moonflower. It's a morning glory type flower that only blooms at night... of the flowers you used in the first flower pot. I know that one of them is a petunia... other flowers. And by-the-way, I love Moon Flowers too.... of all for a moon garden is the moonflower vine that opens large while trumpet-shaped... aped flowers only at night and gives off a fragrance like heaven. It is a perennial..."
Garden Musts for March
Some toil in the soil this month will help ensure a blooming garden come summer, so dig out your shovel and bring on the mulch
"prepping for the growing season. Join me as we talk about a few of the exciting garden... Gardening for growing vegetables easily and efficiently. Thanks for the advice with the... cutting for the first two years and then you will be able to harvest for the next 20... of year for forcing branches. Flowering trees are just about ready to bloom naturally... ch is for digging, so break out the shovels and pitchforks and get to work. Adding..."
6 Wonderfully Easy Roses for Any Gardener
Look like an expert even if you're just starting out, with these low-maintenance gems of the rose world
"lasts for many weeks. I have used it for 3 years now. I can grow hosta and I even... informative for us newby wanna-be rose gardeners. Oh, and thank you for the pic dirtdigger... roses for the leaves. Not I. Hi, Jenny! Great article! Here is my rose garden that... a year for a 4 acre property with many gardens. how do you order the oso easy? Dirt... weren't for the abundant plantings of catmint. (But then again, not everyone wants..."
Modern Party Etiquette for Hosts and Guests
Learn the mannerly way to handle invitations, gifts and even mishaps for a party that's memorable for the right reasons
"mishaps for a party that's memorable for the right reasons... tricky for both hosts and guests. These 10 do's and don'ts should help clear up everything... instead of flowers) to those pesky details (t.p., olive pit bowls) you will not want to... great ideas for date appetizers here w/ bacon. Guess I'll be buying dates for Christmas... 'Thanks for the lovely time.' Mention something that for you was the highlight of..."