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Penta’s Growing in the Greenhouse

Tweet Dark green, lance-shaped, somewhat furry and deeply veined leaves provide a lush backdrop for prolific clusters of never-ending, five-petaled flowers. These may be red, white, lavender, purple, or shades of pink. Some are two-toned. All are extremely attractive to butterflies, and the red and dark pink varieties delight hummingbirds. Depending on the variety, the […]


How to Grow- Planting Hard to Please Vinca (Periwinkle) Flowers from Seed

Tweet Growing vinca from seed can be a challenge, until recently I have had some issues growing, now have discovered that using a fungicide drench when planting can increase your success. I also will be using a more porous soil mix and watering them from the bottom instead of top watering to keep down the […]


Ledebouria socialis Scilla Leopard Lily

Tweet When I bought this Leopard Lily a few years ago it was stated to be a succulent , but honestly I don’t know that to be true. The leopard lily is drought tolerant, grows bulbs on the side of the parent bulbs and really is a ideal houseplant which propagation is very easy to […]


Planting A Succulent Container Combination

Tweet Planting this succulent combo was so much fun, so fun in fact  I hope to do several more. When I look at my collection of succulents as a whole I knew I needed to do some potting in combinations. I am basically running out of room , so placing several in pots will help […]


Panicum virgatum Shenandoah Grass

Tweet                 Panicum virgatum ‘Shenandoah’ This is a spectacular red switchgrass.  A favorite perennial grass that I love to see each and every year. Its upright foliage becomes red tinted during the growing season, culminating in a dazzling red-leaved show in fall. Panicums are renowned for their drought tolerance and ease of maintenance.  They […]