The Dorothy Benedict Hosta...never saw this variety before! Almost looks fake.

The Dorothy Benedict Hosta...never saw this variety before! Almost looks fake.

Persian shield. Persian Shield is known botanically as Strobilanthes dyerianus. It is native to Burma and has 8-inch-long leaves that are iridescent in shades of purple, lilac and pink, with purple-maroon on the undersides. If those colors aren't awesome enough, the foliage looks like it has a light coat of silver electroplated to it.    Although newly in fashion. the plant has been used in gardens since Victorian times.

Persian shield. Persian Shield is known botanically as Strobilanthes dyerianus. It is native to Burma and has 8-inch-long leaves that are iridescent in shades of purple, lilac and pink, with purple-maroon on the undersides. If those colors aren't awesome enough, the foliage looks like it has a light coat of silver electroplated to it. Although newly in fashion. the plant has been used in gardens since Victorian times.

Escargot Begonia - BEAUTIFUL! I always forget about this one. Looks like it gets bigger planted directly into the garden rather than a pot.

Escargot Begonia - BEAUTIFUL! I always forget about this one. Looks like it gets bigger planted directly into the garden rather than a pot.

Make a 50/50 combination of flour and baking soda, and dust it all over whichever plants the cabbage worms are eating. They'll eat the combo while munching the leaves, and die within a day or so. Repeat as necessary..

Make a 50/50 combination of flour and baking soda, and dust it all over whichever plants the cabbage worms are eating. They'll eat the combo while munching the leaves, and die within a day or so. Repeat as necessary..

Do you know what plant this is? I have two out front but cannot find the name... Thank You!

Do you know what plant this is? I have two out front but cannot find the name... Thank You!

Pampas Grass Pink Tall Feathery Blooms I have the white and would love to add some of this pink!

50+ ornamental perennial grass seed - pampas grass - "pink" tall feathery blooms

Pampas Grass Pink Tall Feathery Blooms I have the white and would love to add some of this pink!

Chamomile is easy to grow...in fact can become invasive...Fresh chamoille tea is calming and divine!

Chamomile is easy to grow...in fact can become invasive...Fresh chamoille tea is calming and divine!

The Art of Pruning Fruit Trees. I so totally need this for the apple tree in the backyard!!! I think I will also use a peach pit from the PA peaches my aunt gave me and see if I can't get a peach tree to yield in a few years!!! Great tips on ALL of the fruits pretty much!!!

The Art of Pruning Fruit Trees. I so totally need this for the apple tree in the backyard!!! I think I will also use a peach pit from the PA peaches my aunt gave me and see if I can't get a peach tree to yield in a few years!!! Great tips on ALL of the fruits pretty much!!!

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