PLANTING FOR HUMMINGBIRDS, BEES & BUTTERFLIES
Celebrating National Pollinator Week
Plant A Pollinator Paradise
Wondering how to attract more pollinators to your garden? Planting a mix of native and non-native perennials and wildflowers will support a diverse population of bees, butterflies, hummingbirds, and other beneficial pollinating insects.
Scent First® Romance Dianthus (Garden Pinks) is compact in habit, but not short on blooms. It gives sunny gardens a beautiful display of salmon pink blooms in late spring and a spic...Learn MoreScent First® Romance Dianthus Scent First® Romance Garden Pinks Dianthus Scent First® RomanceAs low as $11.99Per Plant - 3" PotScent First® Romance Dianthus (Garden Pinks) is compact in habit, but not short on blooms. It gives sunny gardens a beautiful display of salmon pink blooms in late spring and a spicy sweet fragrance. ‘Romance’ also boasts an attractive, low mounding habit of spiky silver-blue foliage, perfect for border edging. Deer resistant. Great cut flower. (Dianthus)
Gardeners who plant ‘Brilliance’ Autumn Fern will find that the sturdy fronds stand up to all but the harshest ice storm, providing green when we need it most. Winner of ...Learn MoreHalo Violet Tufted Violet Halo Horned Violet PP#24428, Horned Pansy, Tufted Violet Viola cornuta Halo PP#24428As low as $7.99Per Plant - 3" PotGardeners who plant ‘Brilliance’ Autumn Fern will find that the sturdy fronds stand up to all but the harshest ice storm, providing green when we need it most. Winner of the prestigious Royal Horticultural Society Award-winner, this evergreen fern unfurls bronze-colored fronds in spring and sports particularly bright orange-red ripe spores on the undersides of the leaves in autumn. In early spring, cut away the old foliage to reveal new fronds emerging in extraordinary shades of coppery pink. Though it can stand on its own with grace, it provides a fantastic backdrop to shade plants such as Variegated Solomon’s Seal and Blue Brunnera. Autumn Fern is easy to grow in rich, moist, cool soil in full shade to part shade locations. It can grow in full sun with plenty of moisture. It is tolerant of dry shade, and drought tolerant once established. It benefits from regular moisture in its first season, and from an annual dressing of compost or mulch.
Arctic Fire Dianthus blossoms shine with brilliant ruby-red eyes glowing against dazzling white petals. Commonly known as Garden Pinks, plants explode with a profusion of flowers in ...Learn MoreArctic Fire Dianthus Arctic Fire Dianthus Dianthus deltoideAs low as $115.98Per Tray of 16Arctic Fire Dianthus blossoms shine with brilliant ruby-red eyes glowing against dazzling white petals. Commonly known as Garden Pinks, plants explode with a profusion of flowers in late spring and early summer, carpeting the ground and drawing butterflies to the garden. Dense mats of evergreen foliage provide lush groundcover along walkways and garden borders. Deer resistant. (Dianthus deltoides)
Legendary color and flowers. Crane‚s Bill Johnson‚s Blue is the most famous blue geranium ever. Large flowers, compact plant. (Geranium)...Learn MoreJohnson's Blue Geranium Johnson's Blue Cranesbill Geranium Johnson's BlueAs low as $9.32Per Bag of 1Legendary color and flowers. Crane's Bill Johnson's Blue is the most famous blue geranium ever. Large flowers, compact plant. (Geranium)
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PLANT A GARDEN WITH WINGS
We're celebrating National Pollinator Week with tips for attracting even more buzz to your garden. As you watch your garden grow, what insects and wildlife are visiting your garden? Some of our best tips to keep in mind when it comes to planting for pollinators:
- Plant a mix of flowers, grasses, and shrubs to offer shelter and habitat.
- Plant a mix of native plants & non-native plants to nourish native pollinators as well as honeybees.
- Plant a range of flowers that bloom from early spring all the way through fall to offer a reliable food source.
2022 WILDFLOWER OF THE YEAR: BLANKET FLOWER
The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center has declared the Blanket Flower our 2022 Wildflower of the Year. A well-loved Texas icon Blanket Flowers are symbols of warmth and friendship. Native in 44 U.S. states, blanket flowers or Gaillardia are found everywhere from coastal dunes to mountain peaks.
PLANT NATIVE WILDFLOWER SEEDS
By growing seeds native to your region, your meadow can help restore ecosystems and sustain biodiversity. The mutually-beneficial relationships that native varieties have with local wildlife support bees, birds, and butterflies for a living landscape.
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Lavender is widely celebrated for its beauty and fragrance, but it also has a true knack for attracting butterflies and bees. Learn from experts how to grow lavender in your garden successfully.
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