Vibrant, bold blossoms on tall stems make a big statement in the garden. Cosmos put on a big show from midsummer until first fall frost, providing pollen and nectar for bees, hummingbirds, and butterflies. Grows loads of cut flowers for … Read More
More than just good looks, this annual and perennial mix is completely edible! In bright colors of orange, blue, yellow, and pink, you’ll not only enjoy their color all season, but also the many ways you can use them. Savor … Read More
No flower is quite as lovely as Iceland poppy when the sun shines through the chiffon petals. These orange, pale pink, yellow, and white blossoms will light up your garden in spring. They’re fairly drought tolerant, too!
A florist favorite, craspedia adds intrigue to the garden with clusters of sunny orbs and is dazzling in cut or dried arrangements. The blooms may look delicate, but the plants are tough, tolerating drought, heat, and heavy, poor soil. This … Read More
Grown as an annual and preferred by cooks for its robust flavor, flat-leaved parsley adds a fresh, tantalizing note to omelets, stews, vegetables, and even soft cheeses and rice. The flat leaves are easy to chop. Parsley is one of … Read More
Water-wise gardens conserve water and reduce maintenance while displaying a beautiful array of flowers year ’round while providing food and shelter for pollinators. Though these varieties have been selected for drought tolerance and adaptability, water is needed to establish plants. … Read More
With dazzling, sky-blue flowers, ‘Blue Boy’ is wonderful in mass, and because it is drought tolerant, it’s practically care free. Flowers can be used dried or fresh cut, while the edible petals make a colorful garnish to salads, crudités platters, … Read More