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5 Glorious Late-Season Shrubs
Spilling over with berries or bursting with blooms, these stunning underused shrubs keep the garden party going through fall
"underused shrubs keep the garden party going through fall... days of summer give way to fall? With that late-summer twilight zone setting in, are... uncommon shrubs that wait 'til the last minute to really do their thing. Shop for them... pink flowers in early summer. The reason plants are underused is that they are hard... throughout the summer, with berries in the fall/winter. Growth pattern 4' x 4', slight pink..."
5 Purple-Leaf Majesties of Shrubs
"it's shrubs with purple foliage. I, for one, am glad. There was a time when (gasp... sure! Summer wine is a smaller version of diabolo that can find a place in the m... to late summer combination. A cimifuga with painted ferns also blends well. I love... purple-leafed shrubs and trees, but unfortunately, so do the Japanese beetles. Most years... smoke-like flowers.) Smoke tree grows 15 feet high and 20 feet wide, but it's usually..."
Flower Spikes Nail Impact in Summer Gardens
"spiky flowers and plants that create excitement and drama... spiky flowers are particularly present in early summer. Here are a few of my favorites... stand-ins for shrubs during the growing season in lean sites that won't support shrubs. Another... ignited. It flowers pink to white in early summer and, like baptisia, would much prefer... another shrub-size plant that not only throws up amazing flowers early to midsummer..."
7 Deer-Resistant Flowers for Your Summer Containers
Grow these as protection for edibles or just for their colorful beauty — deer might not like them, but everyone else will
"deer-resistant flowers to defend your more delicate plantings. Plants considered deer resistant... go-to flowers when I know deer may pose a problem.... azaleas had flowers, and the flowers on the hostas were beautiful. It is rain-proof -... delicious flowers where they can get them and for shrubs, I swear by crushed raw garlic... beautiful flowers. Can anyone suggest flowering plants that the iguanas do not like or..."
Attract Hummingbirds and Bees With These Beautiful Summer Flowers
U.S. native plants: Roll out a welcome mat for pollinators to keep your landscape in balance and thriving
"look at summer-blooming native plants hailing from coast to coast that will help keep... tolerates summer heat, has nice greenery, can be divided, and doesn’t need to be staked... com/best-flowers-for-cutting-garden/ You have to scroll all the way to the bottom.... plant this summer? Or should I just wait 'til fall. If you have lots of seed I would try... in mid summer and through the fall and I am sure the seed blow around until they find..."
Great Design Plant: Paint the Summer Landscape With Desert Willow
If the vibrant flowers of this Southwestern native tree don't blow you away, the hummingbirds, fire resistance and low maintenance will
"vibrant flowers of this Southwestern native tree don't blow you away, the hummingbirds... large shrub, desert willow will add beauty to your summer landscape.... beautiful flowers, which make it a popular choice for warm-climate gardeners. Whether... love the flowers and fine texture of the leaves. Thanks for featuring this beautiful... Great for summer shade / Winter sun too! Jomelda and Catblessing, which ones do you grow..."
5 Berry-licious Shrubs to Plant Now for Winter Interest
Showy color during snow season? You bet. These shrubs will wake up a garden with colorful berries when other plants are asleep
"These shrubs will wake up a garden with colorful berries when other plants are asleep... winter shrubs usually call to mind colorful autumn leaves or scented evergreen bushes... These shrubs are often grown for their late-season interest, among other benefits... berry-bearing shrubs and get inspired to reconsider your winter garden design.... our dry summers here in Northern California. Lovely Pamela! Lots of different berries..."
Summer Crop: How to Grow Blueberries
Plant blueberries in spring or fall for garden beauty through three seasons — and a sweet superfood in summer
"spring flowers, blue berries through the summer, and red or yellow fall color, they... ornamental shrubs or, planted closely, an edible hedge. Some grow low enough to work as... stinking hot summer (in Australia) almost claimed it - I'm not the most consistent when... garden shrubs, as well as a commercial crop. A few tips. Deer will browse them so... supplemental summer water to- though they are in marvelous, sandy loam soil. They are very..."
Great Design Plant: Lavender Cotton
Sun-loving shrub can take the summer heat, brightening up any garden style with bursts of yellow blossoms
"oving shrub can take the summer heat, brightening up any garden style with bursts... tense summer sun can leave plants scorched and depleted by late summer, making for... yellow flowers. I use it often in my low-water garden designs. As Annie indicated... Spring and Summer it bounces back beautifully. Note: After trimming it can be a little... interest: Flowers in mid to late summer; evergreenWhen to plant: Plant seedlings in early..."
How to Go Bold With Summer Garden Color
Get dramatic color in your garden from summer through fall with these tips for plantings, furniture and backdrops
"garden from summer through fall with these tips for plantings, furniture and backdrops... on a summer afternoon, you'll find that some gardens stand out from the rest. Some... while summer plantings are in their prime. Fall is a great time to get many of these... PASSION FLOWER FOR THE FIRST TIME! MOST BEAUTIFUL FLOWER I HAD EVER SEEN YES! I know... or blue flowers. Nice article! thanks for highlighting our work and showing off the..."
Best Cutting-Garden Beauties for Late Summer
Pick blooms bursting with color or in classic white for bouquets to give away or keep all to yourself
"Late summer is prime time for casual potluck dinner parties on the patio or screened... Cutting flowers is one of the true joys of gardening. When planning my gardens, I look... a cut flower - they have an unpleasant odor. ALL of those flowers are my top favs... beautiful fall flowers are getting ready to bloom... What a wonderful idea book, thank you... all the flowers in this article. Just wish some of them would grow here. Used to..."
6 Water-Wise Perennials for Blazing High-Altitude Summers
Scorching weather and high elevations don't have to mean scraggly plantings. These blooms are as gorgeous as they are tough
"days of summer with the beautiful blooms of these tough perennials. Gardening at high... showy flowers with little care or water, once their root systems are established... beautiful flower ideas for my Denver yard! Was wondering what to put back there. Chocolate... Chocolate flowers: mine are growing at 7115' from seed, zone 4. @Robin --- thanks for... about flowers for a garden at just below 10,000ft in Frisco CO?!? Thanks for some..."
Let Lilac Love Flower This Spring
Whatever you bestow or receive for Mother's Day, lilacs can be an unmatched gift in the garden in May
"favorite flower, and here in Michigan their bloom time almost always coincides with... species of flowering plants in the olive family. Lilac shrubs/bushes grow from six to... after it flowers, that will affect the flowering the next spring. Does that make sense... of her flower beds at night and spend the summer months outside gardening from dawn... tree to flower in Moscow. When I moved to England, I was a bit sad that they didn't..."
Vase Shapes Set Shrubs Apart
Billowing on top and slender on the bottom, shrubs in a vase shape showcase blooms and foliage to perfection in the landscape
"bottom, shrubs in a vase shape showcase blooms and foliage to perfection in the landscape... concept to shrubs in your garden too. Flowers — and foliage too — look ever so sophisticated... you cut flowers to bring them inside, how do you show them off? I bet at least some... vase-shaped shrubs, and it happens that four are spring bloomers, so now's the perfect... after it flowers. This drought-resistant shrub likes sun and lean soil, and its silvery..."
Sweeten a Summer Garden With Pink Flowers
Whether you stir in hot pinks or sprinkle in some pastels, pink blooms can make your garden deliciously pretty
"and blue flowers. Now that Independence Day has passed, though, we're moving on to... Plant flowering fruit trees in tandem with Eastern redbuds and flowering almond bushes... before summer. Pink whispers femininity when it is pastel and shouts it when it is... These flowering fruit trees are perfect for forcing each winter for a burst of springtime... pair with flowering fruit trees. Roses are the classic choice for a fragrant pink in..."