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Hardy Plants The DIY Gardener's Guide Part 2

Tried and true hardy plants | The DIY Gardener's Guide Part 2 | On Sutton Place

For the Deck- Mosquito grass (a.k.a. Lemon Grass) repels mosquitoes | the strong citrus odor drives mosquitoes away--very functional patio plant, plus, the leaves make a great healthy tea, and the cut up stems are great in Thai dishes, like Tom Lum (coconut milk) soup. all of this is just to good not to pin everywhere .. so here it is, simple, cheap, SMART!

Creeping Thyme: In early summer the plants are covered with stunning pinkish-rose flowers that last until the first hard frost. The stunning foliage stays all through the winter months. A very hardy perennial that attracts butterflies and can be grown throughout the country

from Pouted Online Lifestyle Magazine

Top 10 Flowers That Bloom all Year

Ten flowers that will bloom all summer long