Hyacinth Bean Vine - will grow 10 feet tall in one summer season - great to almost instantly fill a trellis or to climb a post or pole. Collect the purple pods in fall, store them over the winter and replant in Spring. Neverending purple flowers all summer!
Candy Corn Vine / Firecracker Vine. Just bought one of these today, can't wait to see how it grows.
SUGAR SPRINT PEA (58 days)
Germ 7-14 days This one is definitely the earliest sugar snaps but it has some other virtues as well. Practically stringless – the least of any snap pea, and has short vines, allowing it to mature wit
Petites fleurs de lin.
Hardy Verbena Easy-Care, No-Mow Carpet Weaves a thick, luxurious mat of foliage just 4 in. high; spreads rapidly. Absolutely loaded with royal purple flowers from early summer to frost—provides a full summer of color. Prefers full sun. Potted plants. Zones 5-9. This plant attracts butterflies.
"Each type of flower brings a different energy to your home, even the number of a particular flower in the bouquet means something.." Just heard a great presentation by Susan Hines, Spokane Florist at the monthly Empowering Business Women of Greater Spokane, Washington. http://www.susanhinesconsulting.com .
Fall Garden Maintenance and Clean Up tips and benefits
Fall garden maintenance is as important as the other garden tasks you do. Therefore planning and preparation will greatly benefit your garden in spring.