Cerinthe major 'Purpurascens' BLUE SHRIMP PLANT The first time I grew this annual, I could not find any information about it; however, Cerinthe major 'Purpurascens' quickly became a popular plant, and rightly so.
How to build the perfect raised bed: Rake the existing soil at the bottom of the bed to level it, then tamp it smooth. Line the bed with hardware cloth to keep out gophers and moles; trim the cloth with shears to fit around corner posts.
Golden Chain Tree Magnificent when it blooms in late spring and early summer, golden chain tree produces hanging clusters to 2 feet long of yellow flowers that resemble wisteria. The dark green, fine-texture foliage is attractive, too.
Install a white fence for curb appeal. A low fence like this is both playful and proper. Dressed with roses and fronted with mounding perennials, it makes a welcome entry from the street or sidewalk. (If we ever put up that white picket fence!