How to Plant Articles
Each year we introduce new plants, and 2016 is a banner year for new Proven Winners®. We have 43 new annuals and I want to give you a quick introduction to each of them. However, with 43 plants I am going to break them into three different groups based loosely on color. The first group features Cool Hues and Tonal Greens, the second group we are talking about today is Fun and Flirty Bicolors and in our next newsletter will be our third group—Bright, Bold and Hot Colors. Since a picture is worth a thousand words, I am going to include tons of pictures with ideas to inspire your own creativity.
What do you see when you go out to collect the mail each day? A patch of worn earth or a vibrant, blooming garden? Creating a garden that will deliver smiles daily is an easy task when you consider these valuable tips.
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Each year we introduce new plants for the upcoming season, and 2016 is a banner year for new Proven Winners®. We have 43 new annuals and I want to give you a quick introduction to each of them. However, with 43 plants I am going to break them into three different groups based loosely on color.
Learn about ways to use black in your garden, along with some plants you can use that have black foliage.
Black walnut trees have a well-deserved reputation for making life difficult for gardeners because they release a toxic compound called juglone, which can adversely affect many kinds of plants.
Learn more about how perennials get established and grow in the garden.
You rely on plant labels to give you the information you need to be successful in choosing and growing your new plants. But do you really know what everything on those labels mean? Here’s a quick visual guide to decoding plant labels.
In order to beat the heat of summer and have a colorful yard or patio all season long, you’ll need to have plants that are tolerant of the high day and night temperatures of summer as well as being somewhat drought tolerant.