This Old House:: How to "Sandwich" Bulbs for Six Weeks of Blooms ! Follow this container recipe for continuous spring color !

"Sandwich" Bulbs for Six Weeks of Blooms

do in the fall plant layers of bulbs that will give you three bursts of color when spring arrives. Choose bulb varieties that flower a few weeks apart, such as crocus, tulips, and daffodils, which will bloom in rotation for up to six weeks.

Gomphrena - loves heat and tolerates drought. Attracts butterflies.

Gomphrena (Globe amaranth) loves heat and tolerates drought. Globe amaranth keep their color when dried.

layering in shady bed By path

illusion of water via tumbled glass: The first layer is Sagina subulata, Scotch Moss. Then recycled, tumbled glass which you can buy by the pound some places. Next is Ophiopogon japonicus 'Nana' and lastly is a Lirope, I believe.

deep purple ranunculus - WOW

deep purple ranunculus - gorgeous colors, and their shape is so spectacular!

Dividing Hostas Like A Pro - How & When To Divide Your Hosta Plants

Dividing Hostas Like A Pro - How & When To Divide Your Hosta Plants, I love my hostas and re split them most springs, this is a great way to make new strong plants for friends and to swap.

Take two wire baskets with cocoa fiber liners, fill with planting mix and top with a piece of plywood or metal, wire together, poke holes with a stick and fill with succulents. You can secure them in a terra-cotta pot or hang from a chain. Super pretty.

Succulent Sphere; wire garden spheres filled with succulents - how lovely!

Succulent Sphere Make your own three dimensional sphere with this tutorial for a unique garden focal point. Make your own three dimensional sphere with this tutorial for a unique garden focal point

Container Flower Gardening Ideas. Lots of different flower combos...and they show you how to arrange the plants in your pot! So cool!

Container Flower Gardening Ideas: A = Creeping Jenny, B= Impatiens, C = Swallowtail Coleus: Container Flower Gardening Ideas: Creeping Jenny, Impatiens, Swallowtail Coleus .make sure the Creeping Jenny is potted as it can become invasive.

Hostas in a pot: every spring they return, in the pot! Add geraniums and ivy for a fuller look. @ Do it Yourself Home Ideas Minus the creepy frog

hostas in a pot! every spring they return.in the pot! Add geraniums hostas in a pot, add ivy and shade annual and ivy

Phlox

FOR THE FRONT YARD - Creeping Phlox. Amazing for ground cover, or along pathways or walls, or in a rock garden, or on a roof, or in a pail. The possibilities are ENDLESS.

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