Forget Me Nots, Remember that Forget Me Nots are woodland plants and so need the general characteristics of woodland if they are to thrive.  Provide them with rich soil to simulate the rich soil of a forest floor that is continually enriched with falling leaves.  I've found that leaf compost really works best for this purpose, but other forms will do as well, just so long as they're rich in the organic matter these plants favor.  Make sure the soil is moist, but not wet and soggy - remember…

Forget Me Nots, Remember that Forget Me Nots are woodland plants and so need the general characteristics of woodland if they are to thrive. Provide them with rich soil to simulate the rich soil of a forest floor that is continually enriched with falling leaves. I've found that leaf compost really works best for this purpose, but other forms will do as well, just so long as they're rich in the organic matter these plants favor. Make sure the soil is moist, but not wet and soggy - remember…

Asparagus Fern Botanical name Asparagus densiflorus Zone Grow as an annual. Bloom time No Bloom Light sun Height 12-24" (31-61 cm) Habit arching Water1-2 times per week Feed once a month

Asparagus Fern Botanical name Asparagus densiflorus Zone Grow as an annual. Bloom time No Bloom Light sun Height 12-24" (31-61 cm) Habit arching Water1-2 times per week Feed once a month

Asparagus "Sprengeri" (Asparagus aethiopicus) is a herbaceous perennial angiosperm with scale-like true leaves called cladophylls. Cladophylls are small needle-like structures that grow mostly flat and linearly on the stem of the plant to form thorns. Sprengeri fern cladophylls are yellow-green or bright green and can grow in groups of three or more, or singly on the branches of the plant. The thorns on the woody stems of the Sprengeri fern can cause skin irritation,

Asparagus "Sprengeri" (Asparagus aethiopicus) is a herbaceous perennial angiosperm with scale-like true leaves called cladophylls. Cladophylls are small needle-like structures that grow mostly flat and linearly on the stem of the plant to form thorns. Sprengeri fern cladophylls are yellow-green or bright green and can grow in groups of three or more, or singly on the branches of the plant. The thorns on the woody stems of the Sprengeri fern can cause skin irritation,

Elfin thyme is the prettiest little thyme; compact and small statured.  Spreading over an area of about one foot (30cm) across, spaced that distance apart, they quickly fill in and make a lawn.  What better plant could you ever find to make a sod substitute?  Rarely needing water, it withstands drought and heat, and poor soil.  No fertilizer required!

Elfin thyme is the prettiest little thyme; compact and small statured. Spreading over an area of about one foot (30cm) across, spaced that distance apart, they quickly fill in and make a lawn. What better plant could you ever find to make a sod substitute? Rarely needing water, it withstands drought and heat, and poor soil. No fertilizer required!

monkshood flower shade gardening If you enjoy blue flowers, it is recommended to go for 'Blue Sceptre'. If you prefer deep purple ones; it is better to choose 'Pink Sensation' with exquisitely beautiful pink and lavender flowers that give a softer touch of colour. No matter which option you choose, your garden will look lively and cheerful with blooming Monkshood plants in it.

monkshood flower shade gardening If you enjoy blue flowers, it is recommended to go for 'Blue Sceptre'. If you prefer deep purple ones; it is better to choose 'Pink Sensation' with exquisitely beautiful pink and lavender flowers that give a softer touch of colour. No matter which option you choose, your garden will look lively and cheerful with blooming Monkshood plants in it.

As you can see, our other romae is in good shape and growing ...

As you can see, our other romae is in good shape and growing ...

From zone 6 north, the bulbs have to be dug out and kept indoors in sand during the winter. In spring, you can replant the bulbs in the gard...

From zone 6 north, the bulbs have to be dug out and kept indoors in sand during the winter. In spring, you can replant the bulbs in the gard...

Lungwort Get detailed growing information on this plant and hundreds more in BHG's Plant Encyclopedia.

Lungwort Get detailed growing information on this plant and hundreds more in BHG's Plant Encyclopedia.

The Houttuynia has exotic, chameleon-shaped leaves -- a bright blend of greens, bronze, and yellows. It has white flowers in early summer. Grows 6 to 9 inches. The Houttuynia is a brightly colored plant that is very popular in the Orient. It is easy to grow. Thrives almost anywhere. Vigorous grower and spreads quickly in moist or dry soils. Suitable for water garden. Deer resistant. http://www.kellynurseries.com/detail.asp?pid=7266

The Houttuynia has exotic, chameleon-shaped leaves -- a bright blend of greens, bronze, and yellows. It has white flowers in early summer. Grows 6 to 9 inches. The Houttuynia is a brightly colored plant that is very popular in the Orient. It is easy to grow. Thrives almost anywhere. Vigorous grower and spreads quickly in moist or dry soils. Suitable for water garden. Deer resistant. http://www.kellynurseries.com/detail.asp?pid=7266

Lobelia Hybrida Lobelia 6-14 Periwinkle Blue Improved Annual Plant beautiful dark blue flower with a white eye. This lobelia works well as a great mixed container and color basket plant although it has the color and habit that allow it to stand alone as a specimen. Lobelias are known for their tolerance of heat and cold. In warmer zones this plant can also be a perennial.

Lobelia Hybrida Lobelia 6-14 Periwinkle Blue Improved Annual Plant beautiful dark blue flower with a white eye. This lobelia works well as a great mixed container and color basket plant although it has the color and habit that allow it to stand alone as a specimen. Lobelias are known for their tolerance of heat and cold. In warmer zones this plant can also be a perennial.

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