Tag: fragrant

Tall purple salvia plants in an outdoor garden

Salvia: care-free color in August heat

Tough-to-grow sites in your garden don’t have to be lackluster! Salvia handles drought, poor soils, and intense heat with ease (and looks good doing it). Not only are they durable, but they’re packed full of vibrant colors, fragrance, and pollinator-attracting power that will bring your garden to life.

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Ringo Allstar roses after being freshly watered

Questions Answered Series: Roses (Rosa)

With blooms this beautiful, it’s no wonder roses are a garden classic! Flowers are bursting with vibrant petals, adding long-lasting color – and even fragrance – to the garden for up to five months. Dress them up in elegant rose gardens or keep them casual in cottage gardens. Either way, roses steal the show wherever you plant them.

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Delicate lavender flowers

Lavender: Secrets to Success

It is said that the scent of lavender relieves stress – but as many people will tell you, the idea of growing it does just the opposite. Many have been disappointed with their attempts to grow this popular, fragrant perennial, but that doesn’t need to be the case anymore.

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close up of Scentara Pure lilac flowers

6 Fragrant Flowers for Spring

We love fragrant flowers, but then again, who doesn’t? While blooms will always reign supreme in the hierarchy of wonderful plant characteristics, their fragrance is easily our second favorite part. What makes fragrance so special? Maybe it’s that these scents are so often tied back to memories.

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Flowering cherry shrub branches in the garden

Celebrate Cherry Blossom Season At Home

With the Spring Equinox’s arrival on March 20th, 2021, we welcome the official (or more specifically, the astronomical) start of spring in the Northern Hemisphere. This year, the first day of spring also coincides with the start of the National Cherry Blossom Festival.

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