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Five Do It Yourself Outdoor Project Ideas
Maybe get rid of whole flower bed along the house? And put these around the basement windows instead?
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Foxglove You can usually count on foxglove to deter deer because it's poisonous. It is also beautiful with its tall spikes of pink, purple, cream, or white blooms in early summer. The most common foxgloves live for only two years, but if you let them drop seed, new plants will come back reliably for years to come. Plant Name: Digitalis selections Growing Conditions: Part shade to sun and moist, well-drained soil Size: To 5 feet tall and 2 feet wide Zones: 4-8, depending on type
Top Deer-Resistant Plants of the Northwest
Looking for a quick way to add a little curb appeal to your yard? Try a parking-strip garden! The little stretch of lawn between the street and the sidewalk may be a great place to add color (and it’s one less area you have to mow). First off, check for local restrictions before planting; some [...]
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Campanula carpatica f. alba 'Weisse Clips' BellflowerA lovely white-flowered variety of this easily-grown campanula which covers its low mounds of foliage with upward-facing white bells for weeks in summer. It is useful for rockeries and alpine troughs and is robust enough to plant at the front of a border where it will bring pockets of freshness to the most sizzling summer day.
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Viola, Johnny-Jump Up $3.95 Delicately fragrant flowers are edible and make delightful garnishes. HEIRLOOM. Very winter hardy and eager to self-sow in the shade of summer plants, violas are cheerful surprises in the cool months. Delicately fragrant flowers are edible and make delightful garnishes. Blackjack. Deep velvety purple. Johnny-jump-up. Dark purple with yellow blotch. Product Details lifecycle: Annual Uses: Beds, Container, Filler Spread: 6 inches
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This Perennial Hibiscus will be one of the boldest plants in your garden. More no-fail perennials for the Midwest: www.bhg.com/...
No-Fail Perennials for the Midwest
Sedum 'Cherry Tart': Here is a new sedum that would make an excellent and well-behaved groundcover. It grows 6 inches tall and spreads up to 18 inches. Red leaves and pink flowers. I think this would do well in a permanent container planting, too. Hardy from zones 4 through 9.
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1. Daphne (Daphne houtteana, USDA Zones 6-9) 2. Hebe (Hebe anomala 'Nana Purpurea', USDA Zones 7-10) 3. 'Sizzling Pink' fringe flower (Loropetalum chinense 'Sizzling Pink', USDA Zones 7-9) 4. 'Big Red' hens & chicks (Sempervivum 'Big Red', USDA Zone 4) 5. 'Fuldaglut' stonecrop (Sedum spurium 'Fuldaglut', USDA Zones 4-8) 6. 'Green Spice' coral bells (Heuchera 'Green Spice', USDA Zones 3-8) 7. Japanese forest grass (Hakonechloa macra, USDA Zones 5-9)
Butterfly garden -Anise Hyssop-There are lots of reasons to grow anise hyssop: It's super heat and drought tolerant, deer and rabbits leave it alone, it blooms for weeks in late summer, and butterflies love it. Plus it's a great cut flower. Name: Agastache foeniculum Growing Conditions: Full sun and well-drained soil Size: To 5 feet tall and 2 feet wide Zones: 4-10
Anise Hyssop ~ heat & drought tolerant, rabbits leave it alone, blooms for weeks late summer, Butterflies love it!