Add 1 tsp. of liquid food coloring to 1 cup of water. Drizzle the colored water onto the soil surrounding the base of a plant. Wait 24 hours for the water to absorb. Apply another identical dose if the color change was not sufficient.
Flowers to grow for height in the garden, tall plants for flower borders.
Tall flowering plants are an essential element in some styles of gardening and for adding height and colour to the flower border......Hollyhocks, Foxgloves, Delphiniums, Wisteria, Fuschias, Climbing Roses, Allium, Verbena, & Sunflowers will add nice height to your gardens.
Wisteria - If you're lucky enough to have a wisteria in your garden, then August is a good time to trim any long shoots. This should help encourage more flowers for the bumblebees and honeybees next year
Mixed Carpet Phlox - perennial; grows anywhere, even in poor, dry, sandy soil where other ground covers fail! No other plant spreads so lavishly, needs so little attention and flowers so profusely with so little care. Zones: 3-9 Light: Full Sun to Full Partial Shade