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Pernettya: Decorative Berries In Fall Garden Borders

Pernettya: Decorative Berries In Fall Garden Borders

Pernettya: Decorative Berries In Fall Garden Borders – Pernettya is a beautiful evergreen shrub that is remarkable in fall with its colorful and elegant berries. Few plants produce such a dramatic range of colored berries as pernettya and its hybrids. Set off by the small, glossy, evergreen leaves, the fruits vary from dark plum-red, through bright red, to pink, and finally white. Only the female plants carry berries, although it is necessary to have a male plant nearby for pollination.

Chrysanthemums In The Fall Garden

Chrysanthemums In The Fall Garden

Chrysanthemums In The Fall Garden – Chrysanthemums show a wonderful diversity of colour which blends beautifully with the bronze and golden colors of fall. There are showy chrysanthemums for the garden, providing a wide range of marvellous colors. Ehey excel in the second half of summer and in early fall. That is when they really give the garden a lift.

Lysimachia

Lysimachia

Lysimachia (Loosestrife) is a useful plant for a damp site in partial shade. The genus Lysimachia includes about 150 species of herbaceous and evergreen perennials and shrubs, mainly growing in damp grassland and woodland or near water in subtropical regions.

5 Tips to Caring For Your Garden

5 Tips to Caring For Your Garden

There really are no shortcuts when it comes to gardening. If you want a healthy garden, then you will have to do plenty of regular maintenance all through the growing seasons. Plants need enough water, sun, and nutrients in order to be productive. However, garden care doesn’t have to take up too much of your time. As long as you dedicate yourself to doing some general garden chores every week, then you should have a flourishing garden in no time.

Desert Gardening: Create Your Summer Garden In The Desert

Desert Gardening: Create Your Summer Garden In The Desert

Desert Gardening: Create Your Summer Garden In The Desert -Most people think of the desert as a barren place filled with few animals and even fewer plants. If you did not grow up in the area your misconception of the beauty and contrast represented in the desert landscape will not be favorable. While it is admittedly a bit harder to raise plants in the arid desert states it is not impossible to create a work of art for your home. Desert gardening involves a lot of landscaping and even a bit of good soil forming but the results can be magnificent. Most homeowners spend a bit of time on their lawns and gardens and they are very proud to show off the results.

Red Hot Poker Plant

Red Hot Poker Plant

Red Hot Poker Plant – Over the years Red Hot Poker plant (also known as Torch lily) has changed its latin name from Tritoma to Kniphofia, and the hybridists have also extended its color range. A word of caution – you can buy a Red Hot Poker and it may be all-red, yellow or even white, so choose with care if you want the traditional red-tipped variety. Whatever the flower color, all produce clumps of grass-like foliage and spikes bearing long tubular flowers.