While a single Japanese maple can provide a striking focal point, when combined with other maples of different graceful habits, elegantly cut leaves and extraordinarily colorful foliage, the effect is spectacular. If you add a few evergreen shrubs, trees or herbaceous plants, your garden becomes a place of outstanding beauty all year long.
A border of mixed herbaceous peonies is always an image of beauty and elegance. If you plant peonies in your home garden, certainly consider planting them in groups. There is no doubt peonies are beautiful individually, but in drifts they create a magical and breathtaking scenery. Interplant them with the rich violet-blue blossoms of Geranium x magnificum and the lime green flowers of Alchemilla mollis (Lady's Mantle) and enjoy a terrific spring garden!
Caring For Your Brand New Air Plants Yay, they've arrived! After you've unpacked your plants and spent sufficient time marveling at their unique beauty (and possibly giving them names), give them a good soak in a water bath (submerged in the water) for about 20-30 minutes. Shake gently to remove any excess water, and s