It’s the time of year when there is very little to do in the garden outside (finally), but I start planning ahead. How can I make my gardens better this year? Did I find any inspiring gardens last year? Well, my husband and I were lucky enough to take a vacation to France last summer. Read more
I chose this image to show the same border in the spring that I referenced in the recent post “Salvia and Yarrow Continue to Shine”. This photo was taken May 25. Plants in this successful border planting include Salvia sylvestris ‘May Night’, Achillea (yarrow) both ‘Moonshine’ and ‘Paprika’, Salvia guarantica ‘Hot Lips’, and Penstemon ‘Husker Red’.
Our endless summer continues, and I wanted to give a shout out to two of my favorite perennials–Salvia (sage) and Achillea (yarrow), which are still going strong in my yard. I’m a sucker for any salvia. There are many varieties. If you want hummingbirds to swarm your yard in the summer, plant some salvias. It’s Read more