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Tiny purple and white flowers growing on the bare forest floor near fallen leaves get blown by the wind on a breezy spring day in northern Ohio.

Tiny purple and white flowers growing on the bare forest floor near fallen leaves get blown by the wind on a breezy spring day in northern Ohio.

Summer flowers that just won't quit - there are plenty of perennials that bloom well into the fall like echinacea.

Power Perennials: Plants That Thrive No Matter What

Summer flowers that just won't quit - there are plenty of perennials that bloom well into the fall like echinacea.

Columbine (Aquilegia canadensis) Missouri native- Features drooping, bell-like, 1-2" red and yellow flowers(red sepals, yellow-limbed petals, 5 distinctive red spurs and a mass of bushy yellow stamens.  Delicate, biternate foliage is somewhat suggestive of meadow rue (Thalictrum)

Columbine (Aquilegia canadensis) Missouri native- Features drooping, bell-like, 1-2" red and yellow flowers(red sepals, yellow-limbed petals, 5 distinctive red spurs and a mass of bushy yellow stamens. Delicate, biternate foliage is somewhat suggestive of meadow rue (Thalictrum)

Hémérocalle Pandora s Box / Exposition Soleil -  Fleurit en Juin à Juil - Hauteur : 50 cm

Hémérocalle Pandora s Box

Hémérocalle Pandora s Box / Exposition Soleil - Fleurit en Juin à Juil - Hauteur : 50 cm

Porch surrounded by hydrangeas- Sweet Southern Comfort.reminds me of my Granny Pearl - Flower Beds and Gardens

Succulent, non-succulent  and a mixture of both.........all keeping the same color way. Wishing each and everyone a restful weekend. If you would like to add a more Classical feel to your garden please contact me for further information at mwhite841@...

Weekend Wishes

Succulent, non-succulent and a mixture of both.........all keeping the same color way. Wishing each and everyone a restful weekend. If you would like to add a more Classical feel to your garden please contact me for further information at mwhite841@...

Prickly Pear Cactus / Sonoran Desert / Arizona / Photo by Pat Kofahl http://www.patkofahl.com/keyword/arizona/1/1734086510_B2cfwq6#!i=1734086510=B2cfwq6

Prickly Pear Cactus / Sonoran Desert / Arizona / Photo by Pat Kofahl http://www.patkofahl.com/keyword/arizona/1/1734086510_B2cfwq6#!i=1734086510=B2cfwq6

Garden Fragrance Galore! - Dianthus Firewitch - easy to grow groundcover for a sunny spot in the garden.

Garden Fragrance Galore! - Dianthus Firewitch - easy to grow groundcover for a sunny spot in the garden.

Light purple flowers planted next to a split rail fence near the Navarre cabin at the Toledo Botanical Garden in Ohio.

Light purple flowers planted next to a split rail fence near the Navarre cabin at the Toledo Botanical Garden in Ohio.

Many blue blossoms growing from the long stems of flowers at the Toledo Botanical Garden.

Many blue blossoms growing from the long stems of flowers at the Toledo Botanical Garden.

Choose a fast-draining pot that is at least as wide and tall as the plant itself and preferably bigger. The larger the container, the more soil it holds and the less often you have to repot or water. When planting, use tree and shrub soil, not heavy topsoil. Fill with soil around the root-ball to within a half-inch of the rim. Leaving space at the top keeps water from spilling out.

Boxwoods: Perfect for Pots

Choose a fast-draining pot that is at least as wide and tall as the plant itself and preferably bigger. The larger the container, the more soil it holds and the less often you have to repot or water. When planting, use tree and shrub soil, not heavy topsoil. Fill with soil around the root-ball to within a half-inch of the rim. Leaving space at the top keeps water from spilling out.

An arc of large, purple rhododendron flowers.

An arc of large, purple rhododendron flowers.

Light blue Iris flowers gather the strengthening sunlight of early June at the Toledo Botanical Garden.

Light blue Iris flowers gather the strengthening sunlight of early June at the Toledo Botanical Garden.