October To Dos and a confession.

  Alright, I've got a confession to make. These plants in this picture are all mine. I might have gotten carried away at the plant sales this year.  The plants in the top left of the picture are all native ones from Plants of the Southwest, the lower left plants are the ones for my container … [Read more...]

Tuesday Tips: Hanging Gardens of…

Okay, so this is not one of the seven wonders of the world but I was in awe of these beautiful hanging baskets of annuals (purple petunias and white bacopa) in Eagle Nest, NM. A perfect planting combination for containers.   Now this is Summer in a basket. 4 more weeks of Summer now go … [Read more...]

Tuesday Tip: Mom needs a Container Garden!

Container gardening adds seasonal variety and brings in the colors your missing from your yard. Container gardens provide annual color to landscapes between perennial bloom cycles. Use sculptural evergreen plants such as Agave, Yucca, and topiary juniper to provide winter interest. Branches … [Read more...]