Flowering Shrubs

5 beautiful bushes to plant in the yard. good for privacy and very easy on the eye! such pretty colors! buddiea(pink),forsythia spectabilis(yellow), spirea arguta(white), ceanothus yankee point(blue), and weigelia(burgundy) good for privacy fence option

Plant some ornamental Kochia Scoparia grass. It’s a a hardy and drought-tolerant foliage plant that germinates super fast. They start out green but turn a pretty red color once it starts to get colder.

Plant some ornamental Kochia Scoparia grass. Plant some ornamental Kochia Scoparia grass. It’s a a hardy and drought-tolerant foliage plant that germinates super fast. They start out green but turn a pretty red color once it starts to get colder.

This is the hammock that shields you from pesky mosquitoes and insects while you sway comfortably. The hammock is covered by a canopy with four sides comprised of super-fine, nylon netting that keeps out mosquitoes while still allowing cooling cross breezes. #fathersday #giftsfordad

This is the hammock that shields you from pesky mosquitoes and insects while you sway comfortably. The hammock is covered by a canopy with four sides comprised of super-fine, nylon netting that keeps out mosquitoes while still allowing cooling cross breez

Peppermint Twist. Easy to grow and even able to withstand Southern droughts and heat, these puffs blend pink and white for a billowy, beautiful look.

Peppermint Twist Ornamental grass- Easy to grow and even able to withstand Southern droughts and heat, these puffs blend pink and white for a billowy, beautiful look.

Cotton Candy Plant - Add a burst of color and texture to your garden with these lush ornamental grasses that flourish in hot, humid, dry or wet conditions. Enjoy light pink plumes in late summer with these wild, hardy plants. - Grows to approx. 20'' to 36'' H - Perennial - Bloom time: all summer - Full sun to partial shade - Hardy in zones 5 to 10

Cotton Candy Plant - hot, humid, dry or wet conditions. Enjoy light pink plumes in late summer with these wild, hardy plants. - Grows to approx. to H - Perennial - Bloom time: all summer - Full sun to partial shade - Hardy in zones 5 to 10

Creeping Thyme (Thymus Serpyllum 'Magic Carpet') hardy drought tolerant perennial, pink lemon-scented blooms all summer, 2-4 inches tall.

Red Creeping Thyme (Thymus Serpyllum 'Magic Carpet') hardy drought tolerant perennial, pink lemon-scented blooms all summer, inches tall.

This compact vertical milling attachment combined with your chain saw makes an ideal partner . Mini-Mill converts logs into timbers or lumber of any desired dimension. The advantages of this mill is that it is very quick and easy to fix to your chainsaw, it is light and easy to handle and when handled correctly gives good accurate results.

This compact vertical milling attachment combined with your chain saw makes an…

pink muhly grass - drought resistant, evergreen, tolerates poor soil, requires little water

pink muhly grass - drought resistant, evergreen, tolerates poor soil, requires little water-bed against back of house-pretty from inside too! A red or orange grass might even look better

Blue fescue One of the most versatile ornamental grasses, blue fescue can be used in many different ways. Plant it at the base of leggy shrubs or tall perennials, such as lilies, to help them blend with the landscape and offset the other plant's flowers or foliage. Plant in masses as a groundcover or in rows as an edging plant. Use as an accent in a rock garden or flower border.

One of the most versatile ornamental grasses, blue fescue can be used in many different ways. Plant it at the base of leggy shrubs or tall perennials, such as lilies, to help them blend with the landscape and offset the other plant's flowers or foliage.

Russian Sage - We can't help but love Russian sage. One of the toughest plants, it offers fragrant silvery foliage and plumes of violet-purple blooms. Taller varieties are great for the back of the border. Not only is it heat and drought resistant, but deer, rabbits, and most other pests steer clear of it.

The Best Drought-Tolerant Perennials

Russian Sage - Not only is it heat and drought resistant, but deer, rabbits, and most other pests steer clear of it. Name: Perovskia atriplicifolia Conditions: Full sun and well-drained soil Size: To 6 feet tall Zones:

Heirloom 1000 Seeds Grass Burning Bush Kochia Scoparia RED Flower Plant Garden Bulk Exotic B0097

Heirloom 1000 Seeds Grass Burning Bush Kochia Scoparia RED Flower Plant Garden Bulk Exotic by seedsshop

drought-tolerant: lavender!

The Best Drought-Tolerant Perennials

Drought Tolerant Perennials: lName: Lavandula angustifolia Conditions: Full sun and well-drained soil Size: 3 feet tall

Include these beautiful, mosquito repelling plants in your landscape, particularly around entertaining areas, and you can rub them or brush them when you pass by releasing the scents.

Don’t Let Mosquitoes Bug You This Summer!

Mosquitoes may be tiny but they sure can be a big problem. Here are four ways to foil mosquitoes and one remedy for bites when the mosquitoes foil you!

Crape myrtle: signature plant for many hot summer regions. Can be trained as a tree or shrub, easy to grow!

Top 10 Trees for Small Spaces

Crape myrtle This is the signature plant for many hot-summer regions. It’s hard to beat the showy summer flowers, beautiful bark, and brilliant fall color.

Photo Credit: Pieter Estersohn. Gainesway FarmLexingtonThe walled garden with the orchard beyond.

Dream garden: Gainesway Farm, Lexington, Kentucky - The walled garden with the orchard beyond.

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