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Plant species: Annual

Seasonal Color

Add seasonal color to accent your existing landscape with vibrant, colorful displays all season long! Seasonal color consistently provides blooms and here in Arkansas, they just need to be switched out twice a year. Plant warm-season annuals such as wave petunias, angelonia, begonias and impatiens in the spring. These will last until fall. Plant cool-season… Read more »

Top 10 Spring Landscaping Tips for Arkansas…plus a few more!

1.    Spring is a great time to plant all the things! Trees, shrubs, sod, perennials, veggies, herbs and annuals…all of it! The soil temperatures are warm, which encourages root development. 2.    Look at the area before planting to learn how many hours of sun the area gets and whether it is afternoon or morning sun. … Read more »

Create the perfect combination planter using the ‘Thriller, Filler, Spiller’ technique!

Use the ‘Thriller, Filler, Spiller’ planting concept from Proven Winner plants for upscale combination planters! Thriller Thrillers are taller plants that add vertical drama to a container planting.  They can be flowering plants, foliage plants or even ornamental grasses.  For containers that will be viewed from all angles, place the thriller in the middle.  For… Read more »

Freeze Warning

What does a severe freeze mean for your landscape?  Keep reading! Plants that are winter hardy in our zone should be fine; they will show normal winter damage, especially on any tender new growth. Blooms that have fully opened could be damaged as well. You will most likely see some defoliation after a freeze event.… Read more »

Fall Combination Planters

Learn how to get color all season long with these fall combo pot tips

Winter Combo Pots

Choose winter hardy plants for containers that offer interest all winter long!  The key is to choose evergreens, perennials, groundcovers and seasonal color that can last throughout our coldest temperatures in containers.  If you typically plant tropical plants in your containers, and aren’t sure about planting evergreens and perennials in them, just remember you can… Read more »