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Echinacea in the Garden - Why You Should Plant Coneflowers! - Growing The Home Garden Bird Bath Garden, Rain Garden, Balinese Decor, The Clumps, Zinnias, Cool Plants, Amazing Flowers, Botanical Gardens, Garden Plants

Echinacea in the Garden - Why You Should Plant Coneflowers! - Growing The Home Garden

Eachincea in the garden is an amazing flowering perennial. I have found it to be easy to grow and looks great in my garden year after year.

'Powis Castle' Artemisia (Planting and Rooting) - Growing The Home Garden Lawn And Garden, Home And Garden, Deer Resistant Perennials, Bird Bath Garden, Companion Planting, Salvia, Cool Plants, Horticulture, Garden Plants

'Powis Castle' Artemisia (Planting and Rooting) - Growing The Home Garden

The silvery foliage of 'Powis Castle' artemisia can be a great addition to your garden. Here is some information on the care and propagating of artmesia.

How to Propagate Caryopteris – Growing The Home Garden Cuttings, Propagation, Garden Seeds, Garden Plants, Foliage Plants, Cool Plants, Season Colors, Chrysanthemum, Perennials

How to Propagate Caryopteris - Growing The Home Garden

Caryopteris cuttings root very easily from internodal cuttings with greenwood or semi-ripe wood. The best time to take cuttings is the the late spring to early summer to allow time for roots to form and the plant to get established before fall. Caryopteris was one of the new perennials I added to my garden last … How to Propagate Caryopteris Read More »

Beautyberry (Callicarpa dichtoma) – Growing The Home Garden Tiny White Flowers, Cool Plants, Garden Plants, Shrubs, Berries, Home And Garden, Lawn And Garden, Shrub, Bury

Beautyberry (Callicarpa dichtoma) - Growing The Home Garden

There are few fall performers more majestic than the beautyberry. My beautyberry is Callicarpa dichtoma ‘Early Amethyst’ and is a native of Asia. It’s a beautiful shrub with tiny white flowers in the summer that become loaded with clusters of purple berries in the fall. When I say loaded, I mean loaded! The berries last … Beautyberry (Callicarpa dichtoma) Read More »

The silvery foliage of 'Powis Castle' artemisia can be a great addition to your garden. Here is some information on the care and propagating of artmesia. Bird Bath Garden, New Growth, Companion Planting, Salvia, Propagation, Cool Plants, Perennials, Roots, Survival

'Powis Castle' Artemisia (Planting and Rooting) - Growing The Home Garden

The silvery foliage of 'Powis Castle' artemisia can be a great addition to your garden. Here is some information on the care and propagating of artmesia.

Planting Azaleas from Monrovia - Growing The Home Garden Cool Plants, Savannah Chat, Planting, Good Times, Home And Garden, Bloom, Sunset, Outdoor, Outdoors

Planting 'Savannah Sunset' Azaleas from Monrovia - Growing The Home Garden

Today was a fantastic day to be outdoors, and of course for most of the time being outdoors means I’m planting something! Today I planted three azaleas into one of my gardens courtesy of Monrovia. Monrovia gave me an opportunity to try out these ‘Savannah Sunset’ azaleas in my garden. ‘Savannah Sunset’ is a part … Planting ‘Savannah Sunset’ Azaleas from Monrovia Read More »

Doublefile Viburnum 'Shasta' Spring 2012 - Growing The Home Garden Cool Plants, Shrubs, Layering, Home And Garden, Bloom, Spring, Flowers, Beautiful, Gardening

Doublefile Viburnum 'Shasta' Spring 2012 - Growing The Home Garden

There are few shrubs I like better than viburnums and truly the ‘Shasta’ Viburnum (Viburnum plicatum f. tormentosum) is one of the more beautiful selections of viburnums. The viburnum pictured below is in its fourth year of growing in my garden and has never looked better! Loads of white lacecap flowers cover the branches in … Doublefile Viburnum ‘Shasta’ Spring 2012 Read More »

'Winter Snowman' Camellia in Bloom - Growing The Home Garden Garden S, Home And Garden, White Camellia, Open When, Spring Hill, Cool Plants, Snowman, Bloom, Winter

'Winter's Snowman' Camellia in Bloom - Growing The Home Garden

Last year I planted two ‘Winter’s Snowman’ camellias in the front garden. I was hoping that they would bloom last year but alas it was not to be, but they have started blooming this year! The first of the white camellia blooms opened today. It wasn’t fully open when I snapped the picture but I … ‘Winter’s Snowman’ Camellia in Bloom Read More »

Blackberry Lily (Belamcanda chinensis) - Growing The Home Garden Cool Plants, Blackberry, Seeds, Home And Garden, Lily, Flowers, Blackberries, Orchids, Royal Icing Flowers

Blackberry Lily (Belamcanda chinensis) - Growing The Home Garden

A couple years ago I was given a blackberry lily (Belamcanda chinensis) to add to my garden. I planted it when it was covered with seeds and let it go to grow as it could as I do with so many plants. I forgot about it but apparently several seeds landed in different location near … Blackberry Lily (Belamcanda chinensis) Read More »

Columbine and Golden ragwort Photo from: An Early May Garden Update (Grapes, Irises, Dappled Willow, and More) May Garden, Home And Garden, Water Plants, Cool Plants, Dappled Willow, Happy Marriage, Irises, Gardening, Spring

Early May Garden (Grapes, Irises, Dappled Willow) - Growing The Home Garden

I went out to water plants in the garden this morning and thought it was a good time to show you how the garden was growing this morning. So far the first week of May have been warm and sunny and the garden is responding accordingly. Here is what you can see in our zone … Early May Garden (Grapes, Irises, Dappled Willow) Read More »

Astilbe refined grace for perennial borders shade garden along with Hostas and Ferns Lush deeply cut foliage is attractive for the entire season, colored from green to bronze rich moist soil and partial shade blooms early summer Moon Garden, Dream Garden, Garden Cottage, Farmhouse Garden, White Gardens, Modern Gardens, Small Gardens, Shade Plants, Perennial Flowers For Shade

New England Garden Notebook: Forget Me Nots and Other Things I Forgot

The last garden post overlooked some moments and photos so I’m backtracking a bit. I planted these Forget Me Nots years ago and they’ve always done okay but this year one of the plants …

Growing The Home Garden: Japanese Dappled Willow (Salix integra) Revisited – dirty Gnome Garden, Lawn And Garden, Home And Garden, Garden Fun, Willow Bush, Willow Tree, Flowering Shrubs, Trees And Shrubs, Weeping Trees

Growing a Beautiful Japanese Dappled Willow (Salix integra) in the Garden - Growing The Home Garden

Japanese dappled willows are beautiful shrub-like willows with variegated leaves. They grow to about 10 feet tall and are great plants for screens.

Growing The Home Garden: Planting Ideas: Salvia with a Red Backdrop Plant Design, Garden Design, Garden Plants, Garden Grass, Garden Features, Colorful Garden, Salvia, Pool Landscaping, Cool Plants

Garden Design Ideas: Salvia with a Red Backdrop - Growing The Home Garden

On my trip to the Vizcaya gardens in Miami I saw this salvia (Salvia leucantha/Mexican Bush sage) and thought it was a perfect way to display it – against a red backdrop. This salvia was located in front of a large patio area made from limestone blocks facing Biscayne Bay. The faded red from the … Garden Design Ideas: Salvia with a Red Backdrop Read More »

For some winter color consider planting winter jasmine. It reliably blooms each winter with yellow blooms well before fosythias. Winter Jasmine, Winter Colors, Cool Plants, February, Home And Garden, Bloom, Gardening, Allotment, Landscape

Flowers in February! Winter Jasmine - Growing The Home Garden

For some winter color consider planting winter jasmine. It reliably blooms each winter with yellow blooms well before fosythias.

Ninebark 'Diablo' and other drought tolerant garden plants. Plant Design, Garden Design, Vegetable Garden, Garden Plants, Drought Tolerant Garden, Cool Plants, Country Style, Beautiful Gardens, Shrubs

Welcome to Growing The Home Garden - Growing The Home Garden

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