Shirley poppies and Bachelor Buttons Not every garden writer alerts you to the fact that annuals can have seasons that are shorter than other choices. For places like Ohio which have hot summers, there are common annuals that only do well when our weather is cooler, such as in early summer. Those flowers sort of burn out in our hot summer temperatures of midseason, in July and … [Read more...] about 10 Cool Season Annual Flowers To Plant
Only 10 Plants? If I was reduced to ten plants around which to plan the gardening season, which would I choose? That is a difficult choice given that there are lots of them I haven't even tried. For instance, I always wanted a dictamnus, gas plant, but never managed to purchase it. To answer the question... Those I would choose now, for this garden on the plain, are these old stalwarts. I … [Read more...] about What are your ten top choices for perennial plantings?