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Cosmos - so Easy to Grow, You Can Plant and Neglect It!

Gardening: Get it & forget it! The beautiful, low-maintenance flower everyone should know about!

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25 Whimsical Garden Ideas To Inspire You

<3 if I have a stump, turn it into a flower garden

Dengardenfrom Dengarden

Low-Maintenance Ground Covers That Suppress Weeds

If you need groundcover for a dry area with poor soil, dragon's blood sedum may be the perfect solution.

an excellent flower that comes up every year, loves all sun and withstands dry ground. great grower, love the color.

purple perennials that bloom all summer | PC Campanula Purple Get Mee: The purple blooms on this perennial are ...

Plant heat-loving flowers: There are many colorful flowers that will take our Texas heat and laugh it off. To add a refreshing color to your summer garden, plant zinnias, ageratum, Blue daze, periwinkle, wax begonia, portulaca, purslane and torenia.

Angelonia -It's easy to grow and flowers profusely, great plant for our dry spells and heat. Not fussy about soil either. Butterflies love it!

This Old Housefrom This Old House

"Sandwich" Bulbs for Six Weeks of Blooms

Place bulbs shoulder to shoulder across the surface of the soil, leaving no space between them. Then top off with more potting soil so the bulbs are just slightly below the surface. Water each container thoroughly, and finish with a layer of mulch. Leave pots outdoors for winter chilling. The more exposure to cold the bulbs get, the better they’ll bloom. In the South, bulbs in containers will bloom better than bulbs in the ground because cold air envelopes the pots, reaching all of the soil.