Featured Posts in'annuals' Category

Starting and Caring for Eyebright

While a grassy area can be beautiful, nothing beats a surprising flush of color in this environment. This is where Read more..

Growing Wishbone Flower

While you may have not heard of this annual by this name, you may be more familiar with Torenia.  This annual is a Read more..

How to Grow Moss Verbena

If you are looking for a colorful ground cover that reaches a foot at maturity then the moss verbena is the answer.  Read more..

How to Grow Salvia

Salvia (Salvia splendens) is also known as Scarlett Sage. This plant has green leaves and striking red flowers on tall Read more..

Guide to Growing Statice

Statice (Limonium sinuatum) is also called sea lavender.  It is native in the eastern and southern Mediterranean Read more..

Tips for Growing Godetia

Godetia (Godetia grandiflora)  is also called satin flower.  Godetia is a compact, bushy annual which grows to a Read more..

Tips for Growing Godetia

Godetia (Godetia grandiflora)  is also called satin flower.  Godetia is a compact, bushy annual which grows to a Read more..

How to Grow the Spider Flower

The spider flower (Cleome spinosa) is originally from the tropical Americas and the Caribbean. It is also called spider Read more..

How to Plant Celosia Seed

Celosia seed can be planted outside once the weather warms or indoors.  While you may think that planting them outside Read more..

Growing Sweet Pea

Sweet pea is one of those plants that like to be planted in the late winter to early spring.  The key is to prepare Read more..