Preparing Container Plantings for Overwintering

Preparing Container Plantings for Overwintering

Get your container plants through the winter with a few simple steps.

Posted Oct 24, 2014 in ContainerScaping by Jenny Jurgensen


Houseplants with fall flair

Houseplants with fall flair

A quick guide to top houseplant choices that display or complement traditional autumn hues.

Posted Oct 23, 2014 in Show Me How by Dawn Sherwood


Planning a Long Blooming Bulb Garden

Planning a Long Blooming Bulb Garden

A spring bulb garden is just about one of the easiest gardens there is to grow and nothing signals the end of the winter season like the first crocuses poking their heads up through the melting snow.

Posted Oct 21, 2014 in Show Me How by Kay Bishop


Care Tips for Hardy Mums – From Container to Garden

Care Tips for Hardy Mums – From Container to Garden

How to keep these autumn beauties lush and healthy.

Posted Oct 20, 2014 in ContainerScaping by Nancy Stebbins


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Blue Star Juniper 'Blue Star' (Juniperus squamata)

Blue Star Juniper 'Blue Star' (Juniperus squamata)

'Blue Star' gets its name from its silvery-blue foliage that provides amazing color contrast and "sparkle" in the landscape. This plant is a slow-grower with dense branching that retains a lovely rounded habit.

Calendula, English Marigold, Pot Marigold (Calendula officinalis)

Calendula, English Marigold, Pot Marigold (Calendula officinalis)

Masses of sunny blooms well into autumn make Calendula an excellent backup for your garden favorites with shorter bloom times. Calendula often self-seeds, providing you with bonus plants that are easily enjoyed, or easily removed for sharing.

Dragon Fruit (Hylocereus undatus)

Dragon Fruit (Hylocereus undatus)

A rambling cactus that spreads easily by aerial roots. Big, fragrant white flowers bloom at night and last just one day. They are pollinated by nocturnal creatures such as moths and bats. If pollination succeeds then fruit will develop. Dragon Fruit is ripe when the skin is evenly…

Autumn Fern (Dryopteris erythrosora)

Autumn Fern (Dryopteris erythrosora)

Autumn Fern gets its name from its attractive bronze and green blend of foliage that is similar to the color tones of the autumn season. The young fronds emerge coppery-red, turning to green as they mature. Very tolerant of dry, poor soil conditions. A good solution for filling in…


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