We are moving into the driest time of the year which is late May and June. With good fortune, the summer monsoons will kick in around the 4th of July. But between then and now, it’s an important time to spend caring for your new transplants. Good nutrition, regular deep watering, mulching, and protection from browsing rabbits/deer are the four priorities to give your plants a strong start. In the long term, healthy, robust plants grow faster and fill out more quickly than p
Plants always look better when combined with other plants that provide pleasing contrasts with flower color, plant form and foliage texture. Here are a few plant combinations that not only look great together but also have the same preferred growing conditions, watering requirements and soil preferences that are well matched. Container Combo Sun loving, everblooming combinations for potted gardens. Petunia exserta (Brasilian Red Petunia) & Felicia aethiopica 'Tight and Tidy'