Check out these ideas to inspire you this summer!
Home-Grown Caprese Salad with Tomato & Basil
Enjoy the fruits of the garden with this easy to make fresh, bite size caprese salad. The perfect appetizer or salad for summer cookouts.
Simply Planted Pots
Pots, simply planted, can add little jolts of color anywhere. Bidens, helichrysum, lobelia, calibrachoa and impatiens are paired with a nicely-patterned terracotta pot filled with a juniper.View Showcase >
Nothing shines in summer quite like salvias. Combine salvias of all kinds with plants of similar needs like chives and other Mediterranean-climate plants.View Showcase >
Pots of Color
Massing pots of colorful annuals and perennials is a gorgeous way to enliven a space where you can’t plant in the ground. Featured here are lavender, bacopa, cosmos, pelargoniums, verbena, dianthus, petunias and more.View Showcase >
This garden’s planting are sparked by interesting foliage plants. Complementing the hydrangea and phlox are variegated canna, hosta, blue fescue, red cordyline, various gold-leaved plants, and even a purple-leaved hazelnut.
Perennials & Stone
Perennials look terrific backed by rough stone walls. Used here are salvia, heuchera, dianthus and heliopsis.View Showcase >
Zen from the desert. A simple, oversized glass goblet encloses a minimalist desertscape of succulents and cacti.View Showcase >
Natural & Elegant Companions
The simple flower forms of coneflowers are natural (and elegant) companions to just about any type of ornamental grass. Red hot pokers and delphinium join in.View Showcase >
Red, White, and Blue
Looking for more color? Paint something! A wall, a planter a chair or bench. Set if off with strong, contrasting colors. Here, painted containers in white and red contrast with patriotic blue. They’re all planted with white flowers—dianthus, petunia and oxalis. Add interesting accessories to give charm and personality.View Showcase >