How do you know when potatoes are ready to harvest? Once your potato plants have flowered, you can start to “bandicoot” for new potatoes. Bandicooting = gentling digging around the potato plants with your hands to harvest potatoes near the surface without disturbing the plant or pulling it out.
Lamb’s ears, New Zealand flax, lavender, and kniphofia all have spiky, interesting foliage that makes them attractive plants in or out of bloom. These plants are also low maintenance, requiring little more than an annual deadheading to keep them looking neat.
Lemongrass (Cymbopogon) Two Plants -- Mosquito Repellent, Non-GMO, Edible Medicinal Herb
Pink Echeveria ‘Afterglow’ dots the carpet of gray-blue Dymondia margaretae, repeating the hues of the larger sculptural accent plants: bronze-tinged ‘Sundowner’ phormium is striking beside an icy blue Agave attenuata ‘Nova’.