‘Pink Oh So Pink Poppy’ by Rose Landry
'Pink Oh So Pink Poppy' by Rose Landry. Took this photo of these pink poppies that I grow in my back yardI love all types of poppies but these are my favourites. You just throw a few seeds in the soil early spring and these beauties will ...
14 Drought-Tolerant Perennials That Will Look Good, Even Through Dry Spells
When summer heat kicks in, you can rely on these drought-resistant flowering plants to hold their own and still produce beautiful blooms and foliage.
Sedum 'Touchdown Teak'
Touchdown Teak features waxy, succulent like foliage that endures just about anything and everything nature throws at it. Whether its heat, humidity, drought, cold or poor soil, nothing is a match for this extraordinary perennial!
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The Gardens of Petersonville
This is a shot of the SJC backyard about a year ago, six months after planting the bed on the left and a year after planting the bed on the right. This is what it looks like today. I love to plant trees because they add so much structure to a space and this California pepper tree on the right is no exception. There are three of them nestled together in this bed, all growing at different rates. This one is the largest and is starting to shade out the plants below, which will mean a bit of an…
Creeping Thyme Information: Tips For Growing Creeping Thyme Plants
Creeping thyme is a spreading thyme variety. It is excellent planted as a lawn substitute or amongst stepping stones or pavers. Learn more about creeping thyme plant care and more in this article.
Salvia farinacea 'Victoria Blue' (Mealy Cup Sage)
Resembling lavender with its rich violet-blue flower spikes, Mealy Cup Sage 'Victoria Blue' (Salvia farinacea) is a compact, multi-branched variety which blooms profusely from late spring to frost. Densely packed with small flowers that peek from the calyces, the abundant flowering spikes rise above the foliage of narrow, fresh green leaves. Easy to grow and low maintenance, it requires little deadheading, attracts butterflies. Grows in thick, round clumps, up to 18-20 in. tall (45-50 cm)…