10 Easy To Grow And Bold Summer Annual Flowers

10 Easy To Grow And Bold Summer Annual Flowers
Brighten your garden with these colorful annuals! Coreopsis. This little wiry-stemmed beauty grows 1 1/2 to 3 ft. tall. Summer flowers that continue to fall come in yellow, orange, maroon, bronze, and reddish banded with contrasting colors. Sow seeds in place in dryish soil; keep spent blooms picked off to prolong flowering. Cosmos (C. bipinnatus).... 
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10 Vibrant Shrubs For A Bold Summertime Garden

10 Vibrant Shrubs For A Bold Summertime Garden
To achieve summer-garden nirvana takes true inspiration and a detailed plan. And this is where the workhorses of the dog days truly earn their keep. You definitely need seemingly indestructible, bombproof shrubs. The following shrubs give it their all during the warmer months, providing fantastic flowers and, in some cases, interesting foliage or fruit, as... 
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