Houseplants for Office Spaces

Houseplants for Office Spaces

  Houseplants for Office Spaces By Minter Country Garden   Back-to-work and back-to-school schedules will soon be upon us and, with them, we will inevitably be spending more time indoors. We do not, however, need to be in the great wide open to surround...
Attracting Butterflies to Your Garden

Attracting Butterflies to Your Garden

pollinators Butterfly-Friendly Gardening Adult butterflies need moist, muddy spots and warm rocks on which to sun. Being very vulnerable to cats, providing a protected location is important. You will also have to rely more on organic methods and less on insecticides...
Tropical Feeling

Tropical Feeling

palms Perennials and flowering shrubs These plants have do not require special winter treatment: Proven Winners ‘Summerific’ Perennial Hibiscus: These full sun lovers are lovely shrubs with HUGE blooms! (Zone 5) Rose-of-Sharon Hibiscus: Our answer to...
My Top Perennials

My Top Perennials

colour Rudbeckias My number one choice are the magnificent rudbeckias. The most well-known variety, R. ‘Goldsturm’, is the standard bearer that will bloom until late September. A newer variety I really enjoy is R. ‘Early Bird Gold’. It blooms about ten days earlier...
Early Spring Colour

Early Spring Colour

flowers Spring Groundwork There are a few things to keep in mind to set up your early season plants for success. These plants may be tough, but a shock to the system like suddenly setting them outside after being in a warm greenhouse could set them back. Causing...