A garden of succulents about 8 months after being first planted, for a garden in the Oakland Hills. The largest plants were already in the garden, while all the smaller succulents were either added or moved around in the garden to achieve more dramatic e
Commonly called Basket of Gold, perennial alyssum makes a wonderful wall or rock garden plant. Every spring it develops masses of cheerful yellow flowers that look terrific tucked between rocks and boulders. - Flower Beds and Gardens
Power Perennials: Plants That Thrive No Matter What
For a healthy, thriving garden, consult this companion planting guide when youre deciding what seeds to put where. Originally published as "An In-Depth Companion Planting Guide" From Mother Earth News.
Rose campion is unforgettable in full bloom because of its abundant hot-pink flowers. But before it puts on its floral show -- and after the flowers fade -- its silvery-gray leaves are ornamental on their own. Note: Rose campion can self-seed abundantly;
For centuries, herb plants have been used to cure all sorts of ailments. Both modern and alternative medicine rely on the age-old healing properties found in medicinal herbs. The Growers Exchange has a wide selection of medicinal herb plants.