Maiden Grass 'Morning Light'-Miscanthus sinensis- year-round specimen to behold! Elegant striped blades of green and white emerge in spring and will grow to 4' – 5' tall by summer. Toward the end of summer, coffee colored flower tufts crown this beauty and draw the eye to it and its surroundings. Easy to care for let stand through winter for an outdoor dried display both you and the birds will appreciate. Plant alone, in groups or among contrasting low growing plants to show off its regal
Swarms of Mosquitoes on my patio led me to an old home remedy - Did you know that chopped up garlic makes mosquitoes disappear? I buy minced, dried garlic at local Fiesta grocery stores and sprinkle it around on my patio. I have to stand back as I am using it - mosquitoes will literally swarm out of your plants and bushes to get away from the smell. Works like a charm!! - Click image to find more Gardening Pinterest pins
THUNBERGIA - BLACK EYED SUSAN VINE - Pinetree Garden Seeds - Flowers - Annual in Zone 5, but will still grow 5-8 feet, rambling over itself if it is not trellised. Can be a ground cover if you let the vines trail.