Persian carpet zinnias (Zinnia haageana) are one of my favorite annuals. Their yellow, orange, red, and burgundy colors appear in different patterns on each flower. These flowers provide a great contrast to the purple salvia ‘Rockin’ Playin’ the Blues’, a new Proven Winners introduction. #inavaseonMonday
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- Visiting Thanksgiving Farms and Green Spring Gardens, Supporting Farmers Markets, and Chasing Lotus Blossoms July 14, 2020Join Peggy and Teri as they discuss what is happening in their gardens and how they are harvesting and cooking with their summer's bounty. They describe their visits to Thanksgiving Farms, Green Spring Gardens, and local farmers markets. Together they discuss upcoming gardening events and recommend places to visit to view beautiful lotus blossoms. Check […]Peggy
- Visiting Little Washington, National Colonial Farm, and Blooming Hill Lavender Farm, Distinguishing Between Good and Bad Pests, and Upcoming Gardening Events July 7, 2020Peggy and Teri describe their visits to a garden in Little Washington, VA; the National Colonial Farm, MD; and the Blooming Hill Lavender Farm, VA. To identify good and bad pests in the garden, they recommend Jessica Walliser's Good Bug/Bad Bug book and also recommend that gardeners contact Maryland's Home and Garden Information Center as […]Peggy
- Visiting Thanksgiving Farms and Green Spring Gardens, Supporting Farmers Markets, and Chasing Lotus Blossoms July 14, 2020