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What are the top plants to plant in your yard?Angelonia: Heat and drought-tolerant flowers Begonia: Dainty flowers, which bloom in shades of white, pink and red. They require little maintenance. Celosia: Grow fast and easy to care for. Cosmos: Cute and feminine flowers grow taller the more you cut them. Dahlias: Easy to grow, and with proper care, you can dig up and reuse the tubers year after year. Geraniums: Fuss-free flowers will flourish for months. Impatiens: Soft and delicate petals ideal for darker areas of your yard that aren't suitable for plants or flowers that need lots of sun. Plant them in your favorite shady spot and you'll have beautiful blooms to enjoy all summer. Marigold: Fast growing and vibrant flowers produce a hardy amount of blooms each summer. Pansies: Frost-resistant, great for early spring. Petunias: Fuss-free flowers perfect for containers, pots, window boxes, hanging baskets, and garden beds. Snapdragons: Easily add height, dimension and bold color to your garden with these tall, easy-to-grown flowers.
How do you care for Succulents?Needs bright light to part sun exposure Place plant in area well lit with natural light, such as on a windowsill or on a patio. Avoid intense, direct sunlight until plant has acclimatized to its new environment. Water when soil is dry to the touch, which is approximately every 7-10 days, indoors. Water less frequently winter months, as this is the natural dormancy period of many plants. Soil: need good draining soil. Use cactus soil or incorporate sand, gravel or volcanic rock for better drainage. Container should have drainage hole or put crushed rock in the bottom. Watering: After planting, water in well and allow the soil to dry slightly between waterings. Succulents don't like to have feet wet.
How do you keep rabbits out of garden?Build a fence. A chicken wire fence at least 2 feet high works best. Bury at least 8 inches of your fence in the ground to keep them out. Scatter a few fake snakes or pieces of black hose around your garden. Move them 1-2 times per week so the bunnies do not become wise to your tricks. Ground covers such as potato vines, vincas, ferns, iris, verbena and bleeding hearts are not favorites of rabbits. Redbud, cedar and maple are good trees that they don't like.
What is the difference between an annual and perennial?Perennial flowers are those that continue to grow year after year after remaining dormant throughout the winter. Annuals are typically planted in the Spring and Summer months, bloom for the season and then die.
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