Garden, Easy-Care Shade Plan

Easy-Care Shade Gardening Plan There is no reason why you shouldn’t enjoy the color and beauty of gorgeous perennials in areas where beds are shaded from the sun. There are many delightful varieties of shade-loving perennials which can be combined to create beds of elegance and charm, provide a long season of floral beauty, and yet won’t require constant care. […]

Home Entrance Garden Plan

Home Entrance Garden Plan Say welcome to your visitors with a delightful entrance garden that adds long-lasting color and interest to your home. A continuous display of blooming flowers will give visitors and passersby a cheerful greeting from spring until the blooming season ends in fall–with very little attention on your part. One of the nicest ways to welcome those who […]

Garden, Fast-Growing Sun Plan

Garden, Fast-Growing Sun Plan Though selected for fast growth, this garden will produce an attractive “old-fashioned” appearance. The hardy and prolific Wonder of Staffa Aster is a splendid cultivar of England’s traditional Michaelmas Daisy. Stella de Oro Daylily adds fragrant yellow blooms throughout the summer. Double Hollyhocks are a popular feature of English cottage gardens, as are the white Ballerina […]

Garden Planting design around a Tree

Garden Planting design around a Tree     A lone tree begs to be underplanted. You can be a lot more creative than simply surrounding it with Ivy, Pachysandra or Vinca. Here, Caladiums are the scene-stealers. (Actually, we prefer their common name, “Rainbow Plants,” because no two leaves are ever identical. They add lively color to shaded areas.) Astilbes heighten […]

Garden Plan, Versatile Corner

A Garden Corner flower plan Turn a corner into a beautiful perennial display with the colorful plants Spring Hill has selected for this versatile Corner Garden. While the diagram shows a garden designed to fit into an 8′ x 12′ area, the 14 plants can be arranged in a number of different ways in any area of approximately 96 sq. […]

Garden Plan, Three-Seasons Plan

Garden, Three-Seasons With the proper selection of perennials, you can enjoy color and beauty beginning in spring and continuing all summer long, right up to the first killing frosts of fall. For the longest possible perennial display, we have created this ideal Three-Seasons Garden with a blending of nine varieties of easy-to-grow perennials. While the garden illustrated occupies a 5′ […]

Garden, Versatile Corner Plan

Corner Garden Plan Turn a corner into a beautiful perennial display with the colorful plants Spring Hill has selected for this versatile Corner Garden. While the diagram shows a garden designed to fit into an 8′ x 12′ area, the 14 plants can be arranged in a number of different ways in any area of approximately 96 sq. ft. Whether […]

Butterfly Hummingbird – Garden Plan

Garden, Butterfly / Hummingbird – Garden Plan Create your own wildlife habitat. Three each: Mixed Monarda, Keys of Heaven, Red Penstemon, White Dragonflower and Wild Romance Aster; one Black Knight Butterfly Bush. Planting instructions included.     This collection includes: A BlackKnight Butterfly Bush (1), Graceful trusses smothered with dark purple flowers attract flocks of butterflies.           […]

Colorful Mailbox – Garden Plan

Colorful Mailbox – Garden Plan     If you don’t already have a mailbox in front of your house, you may want to add one so you can duplicate this special garden. Or, you can substitute a trellis, fencing, wall anchors or any upright, so the Nelly Moser Clematis can form a centerpiece for the supporting cast of Clustered Bellflowers, […]

Garden, Lamppost Full-Circle Plan

Garden, Lamppost Full-Circle Plan An elegant touch for any landscape is a lamppost surrounded by beautiful perennials. You don’t even need a lamppost to create this floral display. You can substitute a signpost, small tree, trellis or a metal or wooden post with a decorative top. (Consider, for example, a post topped by a charming weather vane.) To create an […]