Summer Garden Delights
Summer gardens are filled with long days of light, colorful flowers, and sweet treats—but don’t let your time in the garden end when the sun goes down. This week, learn how to create a summer garden that you can also enjoy under the stars. Plus, get inspired to freshen up your garden beds—or create new ones—and learn how to grow your own strawberries!
In the dark, white flowers and silver or variegated foliage reflect the moonlight, transforming the garden into a nighttime oasis. Take it a step further by adding night-blooming fragrant flowers to create a multi-sensory moon garden experience. Discover more design tips and plant suggestions to help you design your own moonlight garden. Photo by: Proven Winners.
Hydrangeas are a hands-down favorite with many gardeners, with their large blooms bringing color to landscapes from summer into fall. The white-flowering varieties, in particular, add timeless beauty to any yard, complement other hues, bring a cooling feeling to the landscape in the summer heat, and are perfect for a moon garden. See a few of our favorite white hydrangeas and pick one for your garden! Pictured: Incrediball® smooth hydrangea(Hydrangea arborescens). Photo by: Proven Winners.
Freshen existing beds or create new ones with these 10 inspirational ideas from our friends at Proven Winners. From hot, head-turning brilliant colors to cool and calm designs, your creativity is bound to be sparked. Photo by: Proven Winners. (see more of this garden @plaids.and.poppies on Instagram)
Not many things say summer like fresh-picked strawberries, especially when they’re right out of your own garden. Plus, you can do so many things with them: eat them fresh or make jams, jellies, pies, and even a strawberry rhubarb margarita. Learn more about the different types of strawberries and how to grow your own at home. Pictured: Berried Treasure Red from Proven Winners (pictured) with its bright red flowers.