Normally on bright sunny afternoons, when there is no work to be done, and I have a free morning or afternoon to sit and enjoy myself in my garden, I love to watch all the comings and goings of the life that is constantly rampaging through my backyard. I will see neighborhood cats taking naps in the sunshine or dragonflies examining all the dandelions that I have been too lazy to remove. One thing I have noticed, however, that’s weighed heavily on my mind is how few...
The Perfect Addition to Your Tea, Coffee, or Cocktail
Mister Lincoln is available in Bath Garden Center's 2019 Pre-Order Catalog
Floral syrups seem to be everywhere these days; and for good reason! Flowers such as rose, lavender, and tulip add a new dimension to a dish or drink; you can add it to anything from pancakes to salads to cocktails. Edible flowers also have stellar amounts of Vitamin C; no wonder Cleopatra used to bathe in roses and milk (allegedly). But you don't...
Pansies and Alyssum are perfect Spring flowers. They are fairly hardy (keep above freezing!), display a variety of colors and patterns, and will make the entire space smell amazing. Here are some of our favorite ways to arrange Pansies and Alyssum together, whatever your style!
Use a basket as a planter.
A tried and true method, you can't go wrong with potted Pansies and Alyssum. Try this fun French Country style basket.
WHAT CAN A HANGING PLANT DO FOR YOUR HOME EXPERIENCE?
When we talk about houseplants and gardens, the images that come to mind are potted snake plants, rows of pansies, and succulents at your computer. But what about hanging plants?
An extremely powerful application of plant arrangement, hanging plants can do so much for whatever space you are wanting to enhance. Here are our top 3 favorite ways to include hanging plants in your home.
Time to plant bulbs for blazing spring colors! Plant from mid-September to late October so your bulbs establish roots before the soil freezes.
Coordinate bloom times, bloom sizes, and bloom heights to ensure an interest and colorful spring garden.
Bulbs will do best in full sunlight with a gentle slope for good drainage. Fort Collins soil can be improved with soil amendments from our garden center. Planting depth varies, but a good rule of thumb is three or four times the diameter of the bulb,...
Summer may be coming to end, but autumn is a great time for gardening! Here is a list of some plants that look amazing during the fall.
Flowering Pear Trees are spectacular and have excellent fall color and an exciting spring bloom. Chanticleer Pear and Javelin Pear have it all, beautiful white spring flowers and yellow orange, red and purple fall color. These trees are resistant to Fire Blight and a fast growing, well performing tree in the Fort Collins area.