Archive for the ‘Late spring flowers’ Category

Super Spring To-Do Tips + Romantic Garden in Sun & Shade

Thursday, February 19th, 2015 Posted in Late spring flowers, bulbs, disease, garden rooms, organic fertilizers, patios, shade plants | 2 Comments »

Winter. I love it. For one thing, it brings on the cool bulbs that perennialize, even after humid hot Texas summers. One early bird I count on: sweetly fragrant Narcissus ‘Erlicheer,’ here with a cheery smile! And ‘Gigantic Star’ ...

Grow up with vines + Home of the hippos artistic garden!

Thursday, February 12th, 2015 Posted in Late spring flowers, Vines, bottle trees, deer, fruit trees, garden art, garden structure, lawn replace, native plants | 2 Comments »

Got something to hide? Even in a narrow space, vines have got you covered! Summer and fall blooming Queen’s wreath is truly royalty with bees and butterflies. Perhaps you’d like to cozy things up with easy-to-control star jasmine? If you’ve ...

Pedal for Compost, Exotic Edibles, Summer Projects

Thursday, July 10th, 2014 Posted in Late spring flowers, compost, garden projects, native plants, urban farms, vegetables | 4 Comments »

Since July is great for tackling the non-sweaty projects on our list, this week see how to make magic out of plain concrete sculptures, pavers, and benches. I tapped Merrideth Jiles for this one since years ago he gave my concrete ...

Wild Wonders + Meet the Beetles!

Thursday, May 22nd, 2014 Posted in Insects, Late spring flowers, butterflies, destinations, shade plants, wildflowers | 8 Comments »

I'd love to quilt my garden in winecups! I also adore this soft combination: heartleaf skullcap and artemisia dotted by wayward larkspurs. Soon the heartleaf goes underground until late fall and the larkspurs to seed. The voracious artemisia will cover the spot ...