Gardening season will be upon us soon and knowing what plants can survive in your climate is important to understanding how to invest in the right bulbs, seeds and plants when designing your garden. There are so many flowering plants that make a yard look so beautiful in spring and summer and knowing specific sunlight …

starlette s of the shade garden, flowers, gardening, Meconopsis Grandis or Blue Asiatic Poppy can be difficult to site It needs loose well drained fertile soil in part shade Once established it will bloom like gangbusters for you every June July

Cut Flower Garden I always buy from Eden Brothers online, not only do they have a wide variety they sell in bulk. I take a handful of each variety, mix them all in a bag, and broadcast them over the soil. No neat rows for me, it’s just a lovely mix of color when it all starts to bloom. Cosmos Sunflowers Cornflower Bishops Flower Zinnias Zinnia Cactus Mix Daisy Gloriosa Mix

Clematis Florida ‘Viennetta’ …………………………………. I don’t usually do the self promotion thing – yet I’m amazed at how many repins this has had while there are thousands more flowers on my The Earth Laughs in Flowers board au.pinterest.com/…