2019 HOSTA OF THE YEAR

Hosta ‘Lakeside Paisley Print’ One of the very best hostas to come from Mary Chastain!  This stunning hosta produces heart-shaped leaves with very wide, wavy, green margins.  The narrow, creamy white markings in the center of the leaves shoot out from the cream colored petioles in a feathery pattern.  Its thick substanced leaves make the perfect background for the cream

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Rethinking zoysiagrass for home lawns

K-State, Texas A&M develop new cold-hardy variety for home landscapes and golf courses OLATHE, Kan. – Who doesn’t love the look and feel of a soft, green carpet of grass underfoot? Even better if it’s resistant to pests and requires less fertilizer than other grasses. A Kansas State University professor believes that zoysiagrass can fit the bill for home landscapes

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Salvia Wendy’s Wish

While dreaming about new plants for my perennial bed renovation, I scoured the internet and came across this beauty that attracts hummingbirds, from White Flower Farm. “In spring, our Director of Horticulture loves to plant this vigorous Australian selection next to his back porch. Each morning as he sits outside enjoying his coffee, he watches the hummingbirds savor the sweet

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Superbells® Doublette Love Swept Double Calibrachoa Calibrachoa hybrid

Look what caught my eye! Abundant, small double petunia-like flowers all season on cascading growth; low maintenance. The flowers are a gorgeous deep pink, with a fine white rim on each petal. The effect is pure heaven. Continuous Bloom or Rebloomer Long Blooming Fall Interest Heat Tolerant Deadheading Not Necessary Attracts Hummingbirds Find more info at Proven Winners.

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