Pursuing a Green Thumb
Add a feature shelf just below the window until shrubs grow in.
Growing Lavender in CO!!! Another one of my favorites for the Colorado garden. Just put in two more to fill a little area that screams for this fragrant plant. HA!!!! I just looked this up today...This will be in Wyoming :)
41 Groundcovers to Know & Use: Groundcover plants, when properly taken care of, provide dense soil cover, retard weed growth, and prevent soil erosion. Groundcovers range in height from an inch to four feet. They can be woody or herbaceous; clumping or running; evergreen or deciduous. There is a broad array of colors and textures to choose from.
41 Groundcovers to Know & Use
This image has made me a total believer in the talent of JANICE PARKER LANDSCAPE DESIGN. Unfortunately she is far away -- CT to be exact. So much to admire: that simple and natural gate as focal point surrounded by conical shapes and then miles of loose hydrangeas. A riot of shape/texture. Notice too the beckoning stone path leading through the grass.
Phlox What would the summer garden be without phlox? This perennial bears big heads of fragrant flowers in mid- to late summer, often when gardens need it the most. Test Garden Tip: Grow phlox where it has plenty of air circulation to stop powdery mildew, a common disease of this flower. Name: Phlox paniculata selections Growing Conditions: Full sun and moist, well-drained soil Size: 4 feet tall and 3 feet wide Zones: 4-8
Angelonia -It's easy to grow and flowers profusely