Another Plan-O-Gram

Square containers are fun to work with. It seems  to give a person more room to plant in. Or plants seem to fit in their corners better.  I also seem to favor designing squares on an angle. Here I put a Coleus in the back corner and finished with a Lotus vine in the front corner….

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Made From Flowers Since 1932

My dad shared this site with me recently. This is a quote from their website; “In Zundert, in the South of the Netherlands, we are crazy about our flower parade. Our grannies and granddads started it in 1936 and we still can’t have enough of it. By the First Sunday of September the fever burns…

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New Perennials for 2013

During our spring open house a couple of weeks ago, I  spoke about  some of the new perennials for 2013.  For those who couldn’t make it out to the event, here’s the list and some information about them. Agastache ‘Tango’ – Hyssop – I’m a big fan of the various types of hyssop, so talking about this…

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3rd Plan-O-Gram

A shaded area is preferred. This design I also chose to use a couple of perennials. The pink flower is an annual called New Guinea Impatiens. Some say New Guineas can take the sun, actually they do better in light sun or very shaded afternoon sun. Water when the soil feels dry to the touch. Use…

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2nd Plan ‘O Gram for you – The Gardener!

A garden that would like AM sun. PM sun is tolerable but not desirable. An interesting fact about non-stop begonias (the orange flowers). The plant does have a front side to it. When using begonias, planting in the ground or container gardening, position the plant so the pointed leaves are facing outward toward the outer edge….

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