Flossflowers or Ageratum emits a smell which mosquitos find particularly offensive. It secretes coumarin, which is widely used in commercial mosquito repellent. Ageratum is a perenial plant which reaches heights of 8-18” & has blue flowers, although there are varieties with pink, white & violet blooms. This plant will thrive in full or part sun & doesn't require rich soil. Good in rock gardens.Leaves can be crushed to increase odor, its not advisable to rub directly on the skin.
Pathmate Random Stone Mold : We also used chicken wire as an underlayment to keeps stones from moving, however we used on an uneven dirt area. It turned out wonderful and stones don't move. It turned an uneven area with a big willow tree into a usuable shaded patio area. Water still gets through to our willow. It's been in a year and still looks great. We also used concrete stain after to give it the appearance of stone, using two different colors. We used a stone base color and then…
Blazing Stars Mixed Liatris Valued for their long blooming 4-5 foot vertical spikes. Rosy rich purple and pure pristine white flowers will give you weeks of enjoyment either in the garden or as a cut flower. The flowers emerge from glossy stems covered with a dark green grass-like foliage. Great for tall borders and for mixed bouquets. Plant them 6-8" apart. Bloom August-September. Bulb size 8-10 cm in circumference
Love to garden but no shed for your tools to be stored? Re-purpose an old armoire into a gardening station! There is storage for all of your gardening tools! You can even add hooks to the side to hang brooms and large shovels.