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time to plant most spring-flowering bulbs. Mix in some lime and a balanced fertilizer, like 10-10-10 or a special bulb mixture (9-9-6), at planting time.
Southeast. "November is the best time to plant most spring-flowering bulbs," writes North Carolina garden writer Helen Yoest. "Mix in some lime
(9-9-6), at planting time."Get her Southeast November checklist
Calluna vulgaris 'Long White'
warmth.More:Planting guides for your Northwest gardenBrowse flowers, plants and garden design ideas
out new plants. August often marks a pause point in the garden between the first flush of summer blooms and the late summer show of reblooming perennials. If your garden is looking drab, head out to the nursery and pick up a few Scotch heathers (Calluna vulgaris 'Long White' is shown). The wide variety
great plant for this time of year is the new Encore Azalea, a reblooming Azalea that just keeps going. While it has the traditional spring flowers we expect from an Azalea, it also blooms through late summer/early fall. If your garden needs something taller than a 2-foot heather, an Encore Azalea could
Plant red, green, yellow and orange SWEET peppers to start.
heavens.More:Planting guides for your Great Lakes gardenBrowse flowers, plants and garden design ideas
When to plant: Start seeds indoors six to eight weeks before planting in peat or biodegradable pots; set out seedlings at least one week after the last frost date and when soil temperature has reached
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Mukdenia rossii 'Crimson Fans'
cover, plant Mukdenia in a pot instead. It divided easily, and its red-tipped foliage and creamy white flowers enhance any decorative planter, as seen in this arrangement by Banyon Tree Design Studio.
cover, plant Mukdenia in a pot instead. It divided easily, and its red-tipped foliage and creamy white flowers enhance any decorative planter, as seen in this arrangement by Banyon Tree Design Studio. Planting notes: Original to woodland settings, Mukdenia prefers soil rich in organic matter that sustains
understory plant, Mukdenia will happily sustain shade, but be wary that too much can inhibit the red color for which it is known. Mukdenia is slow growing, but it is a resilient and easy plant to grow that will awaken any tired garden.
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afternoon sun. Plant 2 inches deep and 1 1/2 feet apart, with the leaf ends pointed in the direction you want them to grow. They can be set out in spring as well.
sun. Plant 2 inches deep and 1 1/2 feet apart, with the leaf ends pointed in the direction you want them to grow. They can be set out in spring as well.Louisiana irises are native to the lowlands and swamps of the Gulf Coast of the U.S.; they rival the color range of the bearded irises and grow 2 to
soil. Plant 1 inch deep and 1 1/2 to 2 feet apart. They generally like full sun, but give them light shade if the summer heat is intense. They’ll also need winter protection if the ground freezes in winter. Siberian irises have flowers in shades of white, purple, pink, blue and even light yellow that
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parent plant once it's done flowering so the successive colonies will continue to grow.
parent plant once it's done flowering so the successive colonies will continue to grow.More great design plants:Euphorbia | Red-Leafed Mukdenia | Blue Chalk Sticks | Hens-and-ChicksRedtwig Dogwood | ToyonGreat design trees:Australian Tea Tree | Dove Tree | Bald Cypress | Chinese Witch Hazel | Japanese
Planting notes. Native to regions in Arizona and northern Mexico, A. parryi is one of the most cold-hardy species of the agaves, giving gardeners in other regions the opportunity to grow these living desert sculptures. Partial to gravelly and rocky climates, A. parryi thrives in well-drained soil and
Slipper Plant | Snake FlowerGreat design grasses:Black Mondo Grass | Cape Rush | Feather Reed Grass | New Zealand Wind Grass
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Asiatic Lily, Lilium spp
of the plant. For the masses of blossoms on perennials such as candytuft (Iberis sempervirens), purple rock cress (Aubrieta deltoides) and basket of gold (Aurinia saxatilis), it's best to shear the entire plant down by about half.Mulch. In June, as the soil warms and your plants are actively growing
your planting beds. Mulch will help conserve moisture, stabilize temperatures, reduce soil erosion, reduce soil compaction and prevent weed growth. Local organic materials such as pine needles, pine bark, shredded cedar and aspen chips are ideal for this purpose. An inorganic mulch of river rock