'Nostalgie is a rose with a distinctive shape, fragrance and a rare colour combination of creamy-white with cherry-red. Most roses bred commercially for cutting are grown in the greenhouse, but 'Nostalgie' can be grown outdoors as it is so robust.
waves of delicate snow-white sutera, trailing white petunias, calibrachoa 'Million Bells Trailing Blue', flossy-topped periwinkle-blue ageratum, lavender-flowered verbena, and variegated vinca vine are effervescent partners for classic white and pink geraniums. Window-Box Basics By: Marjorie Gage, This Old House online
Combination Recipes…Easy as 1, 2, and 3 Mixed Container with Petunias, Calibrachoas and Verbena. There are 3 key ingredients in making breathtaking container plantings: Thriller, Fillers, and Spillers. Planting the right combination of the 3 ingredients creates a lush, interesting container rich in colour, texture and form. Remember to keep proportion in mind; try to use fillers that are roughly between 1/3 and 2/3 the size of the thriller.
“The Lavender Lover’s Handbook” by lavender expert Sarah Berringer Badger offers a beginner’s guide to growing, harvesting, drying, cooking and crafting with the 100 easiest, most stunning lavenders available. Check out an excerpt from this book for two lavender recipes: Lemon Verbena and Lavender Ice Cream and Lavender Crème Brûlée.