Plant Hardiness Zone Map

What are hardiness zones? It seems every gardening book and nursery catalog refers to plant hardiness zones, also known as climate zones or growing zones. If you’re new to gardening, you may be wondering what all the fuss is with these zones, and how to find out which zone you are gardening in. Basically, plant hardiness zones are a guide […]

How to protect Plants from sun, heat and winter.

Many cultural practices have as their objectives the protection of plants from conditions and enemies that are likely to harm them. Among the most important of these are excessive cold, too high temperatures, sun, snow, water and wind, as well as diseases, insects, birds, animals, humans and weeds. Plant protection from “us’ or your neighbor is usually best achieved by […]

Garden, Summer Magic Complete Plan

Garden, Summer Magic Complete Plan Specially selected by nursery professionals to provide variety, charm and lavish color for any garden. Three each: Black-eyed Susan, Red Coral Bells, Dwarf Gaillardia, Blue Chip Campanula, Little Miss Muffet Daisy, Ivory Peach Bellflower, Pink Coneflower, Butterfly Blue Scabiosa, Moonbeam Coreopsis and Pink Coreopsis. Includes complete planting instructions.   A) Coral Bells, Red B) Daisy, […]

Rose, Very Special Garden Plan

Rose, Very Special Garden Plan Each of these varieties in this exceptional Rose Garden is a delight in itself, but when planted together they create a display of special grandeur. The three Climbing Roses create an especially clever color harmony – crimson red, pinkish red and a bright yellow, double flowering rose. We have them planted together so the canes intertwine […]

Garden, Red Welcome Plan

Garden, Red Welcome Plan Show your guests how welcome they are by adding these five beautiful varieties in shades of red to a walkway, around a porch or in containers surrounding an entranceway. Roll out the red carpet for your guests with the Red Welcome Garden. It has a very special way of brightening up the landscape, as well as […]

Lamppost Half-Circle Garden Plan

Lamppost Half-Circle Garden 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, trelllis or a metal or wooden post with a decorative top. (Consider, for example, a post topped by a charming weather vane.) To create an […]

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 […]

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, 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. […]

A Cutting Garden Plan

A Cutting Garden Plan The Cutting Garden will help you decorate your home with a bounty of beautiful bouquets. At the same time, you’ll have a colorful garden planting that’s sensational to look at for months on end. And it will get bigger and better as years go by. Many perennials are ideal for use in creating stunning indoor bouquets […]