Primula auricula 'Double Purple' ~ "Easy to grow, lengthy flowering period. Stunning double purple flowers in spring. Primulas prefer a well drained soil, making them suitable for rockeries and pots. Frost hardy. Grows in full sun to part shade. Grows 20cm high x 40cm wide."
Trap #1: Mix two tablespoons of borax with jam, jelly, honey or syrup until there is a paste. Smear some on some paper or a plate and put it where the ants are at. They should flock to it and eat it and take it back to the nest and it will act as a natural ant killer. ... Many more wonderful ideas on the web page .. check it out!
Bearded irises grace spring garden with color and perfume. Available in almost every color of the rainbow, irises also have a range of fragrances, from anise to floral to fruity.
Front Yard landscaping idea
To keep algae growth from your bird bath drop some pre-1982 copper pennies in. I have what I would call a normal size bird bath & I use 7 pennies. The reason for the pennies being pre-1982 is that before that year, the pennies contained copper, a natural algicide.
climbing roses on arbor
Plants have best friends just like people do. Marigolds help tomatoes and roses grow better. Nasturtiums keep bugs away from squash and broccoli. Petunias protect beans from beetles and oregano chases them away from cucumbers. Geraniums keep Japanese beetles away from roses and corn. Chives make carrots sweeter, and basil makes tomatoes even tastier