We love ‘Coral Baby’ for its long- blooming coral flowers that are striking in the garden. The blooms are excellent as cut flowers, or can be left in the garden to attract butterflies and bees.
Impatiens are one of a handful of annuals that bloom throughout the summer in the shade garden. Bounce and Big Bounce Impatiens are floriferous annuals that, unlike earlier impatiens varieties, are resistant to downy mildew (Plasmopara obducens). This new introduction also …
Baptisia australis, common name blue false indigo, is prized for its gorgeous blue flowers as well as its attractive seedpods that turn into tiny musical instruments as they cure. Unfortunately, this unique feature is often missed because the weight of …
We love ‘Honeyberry’ wallflower for its versatility. It looks great in borders, rock gardens or as part of a garden bed design. This low-maintenance biennial has a wonderful scent and attracts bees and butterflies to the garden, too.
If you’re experiencing a slow spring or temperatures have warmed but aren’t quite to be trusted to remain that way, try this trick before planting heat-loving starter plants like tomatoes and peppers out in the garden.
These beautiful fruits from our garden last season are called ‘Jersey Devil’ tomatoes, and they are one of our new favorites. We got the plant from a friend who simply smirked and said, “Just wait” when we asked about them.
Many of the colors of autumn that we use to adorn our homes can easily be grown in the home garden. Bonus: You get to decide what they are, and you can have the most unique display!
Peas provide absolutely gorgeous flowers that range from white to purple, depending on the type of pea you are growing. Our favorites are ‘Golden Sweet’ snow peas, ‘Oregon Giant’ snow peas and ‘Desiree Dwarf Blauwschokkers’ garden pea.
Radishes have been given the reputation of being one of the easiest veggies to grow, but this is not true for every gardener.
Virtues: We love Carolina lupine (Thermopsis villosa) for its lemony yellow flowers that appear in late spring to early summer. This Mid-South native plant puts up with heat and drought, supports beneficial insects and songbirds and provides materials for cut-flower …
Virtues: Each year the Perennial Plant Association names just one garden perennial as its Perennial Plant of the Year. Past winners include superstars like ‘David’ phlox, ‘Becky Shasta daisy, ‘Moonbeam’ coreopsis, ‘Rozanne’ geranium and ‘Jack Frost’ Siberian bugloss. 2015’s honoree, …