Hanging Baskets : 5 Secrets the Pros Use

If you've ever taken a vacation in a Disney park, or visited a summer resort, or walked down main street of the most charming small towns in America... you've probably been awed by some pretty amazing hanging basket planters. And let's face it - you tried to reproduce said baskets, and failed miserably, right? We. Have. Been There. But then we learned these 5 success secrets for hanging baskets … [Read more...]

Annual Flower Plants For The Garden

Few flower gardens would be complete without annual flowers. Their earliness and generosity of bloom will bring color and grace to any garden. Annual flower plants can be placed among perennials to fill in gaps in their bloom times, worked into bulb plantings, or just planted in a bed by themselves. Annuals are versatile, lovely, and colorful. An annual plant is a plant which completes its … [Read more...]

Annuals or Perennials for Your Garden?

The crocus delights us in early spring as it dares to peek through the snow and lift its face to the sun. Soon after follow tulips, narcissus, iris, lilacs… all perennials that welcome spring with vibrant color and fragrance. Perennial plants bloom at different times during the growing season and delight you with variety in color and size from earliest spring to late autumn. However, many … [Read more...]