Tag: Hot Lobeila

Window Boxes + Flowers Around the Potting Shed

Happy Monday, I hope you had a good weekend! I’ve been busy puttering and planting around the Potting Shed. The window boxes are filling in nicely and growing. They were planted after our freeze date mid-April, with a combination of sun-loving summer annuals . . .Petunias, Hot Lobeila, Coleus and Sweet Potato Vine.  The window…

Gardener’s Recipe for Planting Summer Annuals

 My Gardener’s Recipe for planting is one I follow every year: One Part Soil Two Parts Water Three Parts Wishful Thinking. I’m always thrilled to see blooms return in the spring, a mini miracle after our drought and long hot summer last year! We planted three oakleaf hydrangeas last spring, all receiving the same amount of planting…