What’s an easy way to make sure my perennial garden looks interesting from spring through fall? Read Article
Virtues: A compact, neat-as-a-pin habit and tiny leaves make this basil resemble a boxwood. A highly ornamental herb with great fragrance and flavor. Cute in a pot or planted as a very low hedge around vegetable or flower beds. Use … Read Article
Here’s how to really rewet the soil in a dried-out container and irrigate the plant before transplanting it. Read Article
Question: What can you tell me about “scented” geraniums? Do they have a particular scent? I find all geraniums smelly so please explain how these are special.
I received a free box of annuals from Ball Hort a few weeks ago. (Every year, Ball and other growers send samples of their newest varieties to garden writers and editors for feedback and possible publicity.) I decided to mix … Read Article
Question: Can I plant annuals on top of tulips? When their foliage dies I have a big gap in my garden.
Check out these annuals for special situations or easy maintenance.
These articles outline some basic care and planting concerns for annuals, plus ways to propagate them.
A few favorite annuals . . .
Here are three interesting uses for annuals.
This tip was offered by a guest at our Smart Gardening Workshop on “Deer-Resistant Gardening”. See what plant you might try as a way to ward off deer.