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Great Design Plant: Walker's Low Catmint
Prolific purple blooms, fragrant leaves, and cold-hardiness makes this a go-to plant for almost any garden
"go-to plant for almost any garden... that most plants are beginning to shift gears to prepare for winter dormancy. As autumn... large-scale plantings without the mat-like effect associated with traditional groundcovers... all the plants to be misshapen. I am planning on planting one sacrificial plant without... plant! Cats are a nuisance with this plant. We have 12 along our tree lawn (pic... every plant looking for a suitible plant to chill out in, a process that was repeated..."
Dirt Optional: Amazing Air Plants for Wall or Tree
"and air plants are stunning on winter walls — and the Christmas tree... decorate with plants. Building on the use of their signature succulents and air plants, these... house plant is the TickleMe Plant, The TickleMe Plant will close its fern like leaves... amazing Air Plants to florists (like us!), making the previously exotic little treasures... sell Air Plants, arrangements, glass globes, and anything else your heart desires. Our..."
Great Design Plant: Meadow Blazingstar (Liatris Ligulistylis)
Make fast friends with the monarch butterflies and get a color show too with this adaptable U.S. Midwest native
"I’d planted a liatris over there that I knew little about, since I was still in... native plant placement. I rushed for my camera and witnessed something I never had... stunning plant in almost any soil condition.... lot of planting this year with all different types of plants. We're attracting all... non-GMO plants for your garden. That means no walmart or Home Depot plants! Our butterfly... Organic Plants and Native Plant Seeds do we really want to put them in poisoned earth..."
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
"versatile plant with beautiful color and texture? This unusual honeysuckle may be just... but many plants have fragrant and non-fragrant varieties. After the painting of our... companion plants that have a lovely scent. That's a great question! Although honeysuckle... companion plants that feature fragrance. I read that this only has a slight fragrance... with this plant — it has so many other great attributes! is it deer resistant? I checked..."
How to Build a Raised Bed for Your Veggies and Plants
Whether you’re farming your parking strip or beautifying your backyard, a planting box you make yourself can come in mighty handy
"backyard, a planting box you make yourself can come in mighty handy... tomato plant, and I can't wait to plant one with just strawberries. They are not... to set plants on the hot side of the planter about 6" from the edge (plants on the... give the plants the deep watering they need. They're quite cheap and you don't need... fertilise your plants - just fill the mesh filter up with the fertiliser, place it back into..."
Make Your Roses Even More Beautiful With These Companion Plants
Nourish your rosebushes and create a visual feast with these 7 classic and unexpected plant pairings
"anion planting simply means that some plants can, and should, be planted together... companion plants for your roses, opt for ones that have the same sun and water requirements... companion plants! For those who live in deer country, deer love roses. By planting... favor and plant natives. Great article! Really gives some ideas of what can pair well... Just planted 3 new roses yesterday. For more tropical gardeners, plumeria trees..."
Great Design Plant: Try California Wild Grape for Interest All Year
Sure, it’s stunning in fall. But the spring buds, summer grapes and gnarled winter vines are gorgeous too
"one-season plant. In spring its silvery leaves and tiny buds emerge from bare vines. In... four-season plant. As with many vines, this one can grow fast and furiously. Pruning... of this plant! Thanks. It's a great vine, but some people can't stand the wildlife... don't plant it. I wish it grew here. Debbie~ I love using Vitis calif. in my garden... I once planted a grape to go over a pergola. It grew fast, looked wonderful and I..."
Great Design Plant: Aster
Putting on a spectacular show in fall, asters in a rainbow of colors and a range of sizes are a versatile fit for any garden
"time to plant some autumn bloomers. Asters come in a range of stunning colors, particularly... from. Plant these in your existing perennial gardens, create a border garden or add... seeds or plants which will create a vertical wild element very complimentary to the... Use the plant as part of your three-season planting plan. If you have a perennial garden... possible, plant asters throughout it. For a short-lived but spectacular show, plant large..."
A Great Spring Plant Combo for Dappled Shade
Time these ephemeral beauties right to watch them play off one another under a canopy of deciduous trees
"combining plants that have exciting, seasonal features that will fade as the canopy overhead... specific plants. Jay and Sigrid, as with many plants this one has multiple common names... These plants are a nice addition to gardens. Thank you for this information! Karen... of the plant. I was half way down the article before I realized that "Bishop's Hat"... tastes and plants! I love your idea of combining the iris with those conifers and Feelin'..."
Great Design Plant: Scotch Heather
The moors aren't all moody, as this prettily colored evergreen shrub proves. Plant it en masse for an epic romance in your own garden
"proves. Plant it en masse for an epic romance in your own garden... old-world plant with a lengthy history of cultivation and rituals, Scotch heather has... native plants doubtfully were meticulously pruned, but by pruning the plants back... on the plant. and it's very interesting to hear how you have seen it grow. With plants... almost vertical so the water runs off (we get a lot rain so that's good). Is there... identifying a plant. Encyclopedia Britannica and the Sunset Western Garden Book, among..."
Great Design Plant: Western Sword Fern Adds Prehistoric Drama
For distinctive looks and easy care in a shade garden, go for North American native Polystichum munitum
"native plants. Its dark green, prehistoric-looking fronds can reach nearly 5 feet... garden plant because it’s seen as boring or straggly. But simple tending — the same... other plants are chewed to stubs. Do you think this would grow well in the Washington... beat free plants! I have one. Please tell me how and when to prune. A friend said I... emerge). The plant will be beautifully refreshed for a new season. Wow, nice ferns, these..."
Great Design Plant: Dudleya, a Dramatic California Native
Set up this succulent in native conditions and see just how little care it needs to thrive in the landscape
"esign-Plant--Hens-and-Chicks I have planted succulents in Norwich, England and that... Is this plant ever referred to as hens and chickens? Hi franimarcus, I've heard a few... Will this plant survive in pots in Hawaii? franimarcus, the biggest worry with succulents... container plants and for some great "garden porn" I recommend Debra Baldwin's Succulent... regarding plants and I think there is even a special discussion group for people who..."
Great Design Plant: Feather Reed Grass
"to your planting plan, this one's an easy choice.... linear or vertical accents, a row planting of these grasses is a great way to add order... container plant as well as a key floral arrangement ingredient. Before you plant. As... Design Plant: Blue Chalk SticksGreat Design Plant: New Zealand Wind GrassOrnamental... qualities: vertical reach and movement. The light feathery foliage ebbs and sways with... great vertical height, permeable foliage and medium growth rate, the design possibilities..."
Bright Plants for Flower Beds That Wow
"bedding plants was expensive — even in Victorian times. Raising plants from seed or... use of plants to provide blocks of intense color in gardens has been with us since... skills. Plantings included pelargoniums, heliotropes, salvias and lobelias. Raising... bring on plants not suited to a northern European climate. Today, showy annual bedding... bedding plants can still be expensive, especially if we want to use them en masse rather..."
Define Your Garden Softly With Planted Borders
Why make things hard for your garden's edges? Embrace a softer side by trading brick and concrete for shrubs, grasses and ground covers
"alternative: plants. Plants have the edge in several ways, including being cost effective... pathways and plantings. Both formal and informal edging plantings are suited to contemporary... neatly planted beds continues to be valuable in our gardens today. Hardscaping materials... range of plants used. Let's look at some interesting examples.... structural plant. Rows of annuals alongside paths etc are borders or edging plants,..."