Tag Archives: summer

July Tips of the Month

Garden Basics for this month During the month of July, you can control pests in the garden by planting flowers that will attract beneficial insects. This will increase your population of beneficial insects such as lady bird beetles, lacewings, and others, to decrease the “bad” insect population. This is a great way of decreasing the…
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Agastache ‘Blue Fortune’ – March Plant Spotlight

Agastache 'Blue Fortune' is one of the perennials I am most excited about using this spring. It has a unique flower texture, perfect for mixing into a meadow palette of grasses and perennials. (Has anyone else been really inspired lately by the wild landscapes Piet Oudolf is creating?) By the end of this March Plant Spotlight, I'm betting you'll be…
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July Plant of the Month: Salvia guaranitica ‘Black and Blue’

Bring vibrant, show-stopping color into your summer garden with our July Plant of the Month! Salvia guaranitica 'Black and Blue' is an upright perennial with an open, bushy habit, reaching 3-5 feet tall at maturity. In areas with harsh winters or extended summer heat, this semi-tender plant is grown as an annual, and typically stays within the 2-3 foot…
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