ANNUALS WHICH WILL ENDURE HEAT AND DROUGHT

ANNUALS WHICH WILL ENDURE HEAT AND DROUGHT Calliopsis (Coreopsis tinctoria) Cape-marigold, Winter (Dimorphotheca aurantiaca) Convolvulus, Dwarf (Convolvulus tricolor) Cornflower (Centaurea ~yanus) Drummond’s phlox (Phlox Drummondii) Four-o’clock (Mirabilis jalapa) Ice Plant (Mesembryanthemum crystallinum) Larkspur, Rocket (Delphinium ajacis) Morning-glory (Ipomma purpurea) Perilla, Green (Perilla frutescens) Pricklepoppy, Showy (Argemone grandiflora) Rose Moss (Portulaca grandiflora) Sage, Scarlet (Salvia splendens) Sanvitalia (Sanvitalia procumbens) Snow-on-the-mountain (Euphorbia […]

Mulching – Protect plants from the hot weather

Summer Mulching. An even temperature around the roots and a steady supply of moisture in the soil are all important to growing plants. A mulch, applied in early summer after hot weather begins, tends to maintain these conditions as well as to control harmful weeds. Mulch materials suitable for summer use are numerous, and the choice will often depend on […]