Within the scope of gardening, some plants blur the boundary between being simply and stunningly beautiful and being edible. Capsicum annuum, ornamental pepper, is definitely a case of an edible, making the crossover to the ornate.
Ah autumn is in the air, the nights are getting cool and soon the trees will begin to transform into displays of reds, purples, oranges and yellows. Sometimes we lament this passing of another garden season, but why. Instead welcome a new one. Use Mother Nature's palette of autumn colors to your advantage and extend your gardening season by providing color and interest in an otherwise-subdued landscape.
With summer coming to a close and autumn in the air, you may find yourself recalling the many colors of the summer garden beds. Fret not, an easy way to extend the colorful displays of nature is to plant chrysanthemums.
Fall is right around the corner, but backyard entertaining is still in full swing. Whether you’re hosting a mid-morning brunch or an early evening cocktail hour, it’s time to update the outdoor décor to make it festive for the season.