June Bearing Strawberry Gaurdian Strawberry Strawberries were mentioned in some Roman writings in the 200 BC time period. The French led the way in strawberry production after a French
Pomegranate trees are relatively fast growing fruit trees that produce a sought after fruit. Pomegranates have been under cultivation since ancient times. Pomegranates have been grown in India, Persia, Spain, and Germany, just to name a few countries. The tree was introduced to California by Spanish settlers in 1769. The pomegranate tree is attractive in
Toad Lily Put on a fall show with toad lily (Tricyrtis). This easy-to-grow perennial offers unique flowers that are often compared to orchids. Many are spotted with shades of purple or blue.Top Picks: ‘White Towers’ bears white flowers; ‘Tojen’ offers especially large lavender flowers. Plant it with: Let toad lily rise up behind a clump of medium-sized hostas or
Chrysanthemums The Mums occur in various forms, and can be daisy-like, decorative, pompons or buttons. This genus contains many hybrids and thousands of cultivars developed for horticultural purposes. In addition to the traditional yellow, other color are available, such as white, purple, and red.
Lavender ‘Phenomenal’ One of the hardiest lavenders! This hybrid lavender flowers in midsummer, a little later than English types, and has exceptional winter survival. Plants form a mound of silver foliage, above which long spikes of purple-blue flowers wave. This lavender is ideal for cutting fresh for bouquets and sachets, and it also dries well.