Bleeding Heart

BLEEDING HEART (Dicentra spectabilis) A native of Japan, this beautiful delicate perennial produces arching branches with sprays of dangling heart-shaped flowers that are pink with white tips or solid white. The plant will bloom in…

Hardy Mum

Hardy mum winter survival care tips I had saved my  hardy chrysanthemums in their original plastic pots and put the potted plants into the ground to over-winter.  Now, I want to remove the plants from…

Butterfly garden

Butterfly garden plants  Butterfly gardens are very popular because they attract an assortment of butterflies. The key to attracting butterflies is to provide them with plants where they can lay their eggs and feed on…

Grow Zinnia

Zinnia a native of Mexico is grown as an tender annual.  It tolerates the summer heat and produces one of the best colorful display of flowers during the summer. With so many varieties, zinnias come…

How to choose the best annuals

Secrets to picking annuals for bigger and better blooms. The garden centers are loaded with rainbow colors of annual flowers. Growers know that color will sell flowers so they feed their annuals with higher doses…