Annual of the Week

Mums - A Late Burst of Color

Kim EllsonAug 28, '20

It is hard to imagine fall without mums and their bright assortment of colors, providing us with one final grand display before heading into winter.  Just us our summer annuals are fading and starting to look ragged, mums are in their prime and readily available.  Mums come in all sizes,...

What are Superbells?

Kim EllsonAug 10, '20

Proven Winner Super Bells Super Bells are a variety of Petunia called Calibrachoa and are also commonly known as mini Petunia or Million Bells. These plants made their debut in the nineties and have delighted gardeners ever since.  They have a compact, trailing habit and are prolific bloomers, producing endless...

Bedding Begonias Never Fail

Kim EllsonJul 19, '20

Bedding Begonias Bedding Begonias, also known as Wax or Fibrous Begonias, are commonly used for largescale plantings for good reason.  They grow quickly, bloom profusely and provide a bright splash of bright color from late spring until early fall. Plants come in shades of red, pink, rose, white and bicolored...

A Butterfly Magnet

Kim EllsonJul 3, '20

Profusion Zinnias Profusion Zinnias are true winners.  These delightful annuals offer endless unbeatable color all throughout summer and are very easy to take care of!  Zinnias might look delicate, but these beauties are resilient and durable plants that are deer resistant and will quite happily bake in the sun.  The...

Vinca Loves to Bake

Kim EllsonMay 17, '20

Annual of Flowering Vinca If you are looking for a plant that is happy to bake in the sun and provides an abundance of flowers from June all the way through to the first frosts, then flowering Vinca is for you!  This pretty little annual should not be underestimated, it...