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Strobilanthes dyerianus (Persian Shield) with Petunia for purple and pink foliage and flowers

Annual flowers in container, Strobilanthes and Petunias | Plant & Flower Stock Photography: GardenPhotos.com

Strobilanthes dyerianus (Persian Shield) with Petunia in blue pot container garden, for purple and pink foliage and flowers

Salvia May Night - deadhead flowers & it will bloom all summer long. Drought tolerant once established. Full sun, well-drained soil. Cut & dry flowers for arrangements, pot pouries & cooking. Deer resistant; attracts butterflies, hummingbirds & bees. zone 3 - 9

Feature Plant: Salvia 'May Night'

Salvia nemerosa 'May Night' Perennial sages are a beautiful addition to any summer garden and come in a variety of cultivars ranging from 18-24 inches to 2-3 feet in height. One of my all-time favorites for long bloom time and vibrant color is Salvia nemerosa 'May Night'. This lovely perennial is drought tolerant, deer resistant and is attractive to both butterflies and hummingbirds. It was also voted as Perennial Plant of the Year in 1997! Salvia 'May Night' Salvia…

Beautiful Container Garden with spikes, pink geranium, lantana, violet and magenta petunias, and cascading sweet potato vine.

15 DIY How to Make Your Backyard Awesome Ideas 11

If you live at such a house which has backyard or if you are the one who deals with the backyard of the building, then our gardening part is definately may be one of your favourite session. there, we will share the ideas how to use non-used materials for backyard decoration. We have many unsued materials that stand somewhere in the house we already forget about.

CHOOSING SUCCULENTS FOR ZONE 9 - CALIFORNIA, FLORIDA AND ARIZONA - Succulents Box

CHOOSING SUCCULENTS FOR ZONE 9 - CALIFORNIA, FLORIDA AND ARIZONA

Zone 9 is commonly known as a year-round planting zone. Summer time in zone 9 last around nine months with extreme high temperatures and dry weather. Summer heat presents a challenge to typical plants and vegetables. However, these kind of temperature hardly pose any threat to water-filled succulents.

tropical palms and plants thailand

Thai Garden Design Ongoing Projects - The Thai Landscaping Experts

Thai Garden Design designed and installed this new tropical garden for an Expat couple living in Central Pattaya. The original garden was a plain grass lawn, which had become patchy and dry. Shade from the tall wall had meant large...

pour 2 cups of CLUB SODA directly in the center of an ant mound. The carbon dioxide in the water is heavier than air and displaces oxygen which suffocates the queen and the other ants. The whole colony will be dead within about two days. Each mound must be treated individually and a one liter bottle of club soda will kill 2 to 3 mounds.../ # Pin++ for Pinterest #

Natural Ways to Kill Ants and Pests – My Merry Messy Life

Here are two natural ways to kill ants and fleas that are also ecofriendly and safe for children and pets. Today we're talking about how to use club soda

Mexican Petunias - Hot weather plant. Blooms all summer and returns year after year! Great for hot Texas summers.

Mexican Petunias - Hot weather plant. Blooms all summer and returns year after year! Great for hot Texas summers.

Lantana, I planted these last year and just love them! I'm hoping to plant more this year.

A Southern Daydreamer

It’s time for “Outdoor Wednesday”. Learn more about “Outdoor Wednesday” HERE 1. POST your outdoor photos and the Outdoor Wednesday logo/button on your blog and link back to http://asoutherndaydreamer.blogspot.com/ so that others will be able to find all the links to other Outdoor Wednesday posts. Reminder: Do NOT link in until after your post is up. 2. Add your Name and the Permalink to your post (NOT your general blog address) in “Mr. Linky”. For help with permalink see HERE…

Trailing lantana is one of my favorite ground covers for sunny locations. Barely reaching 6-12 inches tall, trailing lantana will spread to cover two square feet per plant – a great choice when you have a lot of ground to cover. Available with lavender or white flowers, trailing lantana is a native plant that is very butterfly friendly

Trailing lantana is one of my favorite ground covers for sunny locations. Barely reaching 6-12 inches tall, trailing lantana will spread to cover two square feet per plant – a great choice when you have a lot of ground to cover. Available with lavender or white flowers, trailing lantana is a native plant that is very butterfly friendly

How I Prune and Trim My Bougainvillea For Maximum Bloom

How to Prune and Trim Bougainvillea for Maximum Bloom

Check out my Bougainvillea glabra - it's huge & a riot of color! Here's how I prune & trim my bougainvillea for maximum bloom. There's a video for you also.

Dwarf Tibouchina bush - Princess Flower, Glory Bush : Zones 9-11, year round in frost free areas. Can reach 3-6' tall..full sun to light shade. Attracts bees and butterflies

Princess Flower, Glory Bush

No matter where you live, you can enjoy a touch of the tropics with princess flower.

Private Paradise: Beautiful color year round in this South Florida garden by Allison LaBossiere : HGTV Gardens

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Dwarf Crape Myrtles - Would love to do this on the sides of the front entry.

Dwarf Crapemyrtles | Dwarf Crape Myrtles | Summer Blooming Plant: Gardening

While many garden plants droop and wilt from summer’s heat and humidity, crape myrtle thrives and puts on a spectacular flower show! Learn more about this heat- and drought-tolerant beauty, including a few new varieties that work as well in containers as they do in the landscape.