Flowers and Foliage. The large purple flowers of Campanula 'Viking' are hard to miss behind the variegated foliage of Golden Zebra daylily. The two add a tropical, exotic feel to the Test Garden. Learn more about campanula varieties. Learn about other fantastic daylilies.
'All the Rage' shrub rose blooms from late May through September in our garden. Its bright pink flowers and shiny, disease-resistant foliage certainly are worth talking about. Discover more easy-care, disease-resistant roses.
Berry Picking Bucket Here's my solution. I took an empty galloon milk container, cut off the spout and continued cutting about halfway down the jug. You don't want to pile too many berries on top of each other of they will get smashed. I just thread a belt through the handle and put it around my waist. Now I have two free hands and don't have to go far to drop the berries into the bucket. Plus it's cheap. I wash it out at the end of the picking and re-use it until the berry season…
natural bug spray Brew a pot of coffee and let it cool. Pour into spray bottle and spray on plants. It freaks out the bugs and gives your plants (if they are the type that need it) a tiny shot of nitrogen.