Favorite Shade Loving Plants for the Front Porch

I’ve been growing plants on my front porch in a large container for years. There’s nothing like a pretty planter full of flowers to greet your guests. The problem is that this area is covered, and shrouded from the sun by a large red maple tree. So I’ve had to experiment with shady loving plants in order… [Read More]

Consider White in the Garden

Do you have white in the garden? Every year, I buy a flat of white Impatiens to use in my containers and in spots throughout the garden.   They add balance and bright spots, and you can usually get the flat at a discount as a loss leader at a big box store, saving money… [Read More]