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Embrace Spring 2024 with 6 Fresh Garden Finds

By Garden Media Group
Photographs courtesy of Garden Media Group

As the buds begin to bloom, it's time to welcome Spring 2024 with open arms. And what better way to usher in the season of growth and renewal than by exploring the latest gardening and green living innovations?

Garden Media Group unveils its much-anticipated lineup of Garden Superstars for Spring 2024. With a focus on simplifying gardening endeavors for novices and seasoned pros, these new plant varieties promise to ignite passion and elevate outdoor experiences.

So, what can you expect from this year's Garden Superstars? Let's take a closer look.

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1. Knock Out® Roses: Introducing the newest members of The Knock Out® Family of Roses! From the vibrant hues of Easy Bee-zy™ Knock Out® to the captivating double orange blooms of Orange Glow™ Knock Out®, these roses promise to dazzle and delight in any garden setting. Grow in full sun in USDA Plant Hardiness Zones 4-11.

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2. Park's Junior Whopper Red: A cherry tomato worthy of its name, this hybrid pink cherry tomato from Park Seed boasts a beefsteak taste and crack-resistant skins, perfect for snacking and adding a burst of flavor to your culinary creations.

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3. Superbissima Wine Red Petunia: With its dazzling, rose-colored blossoms and substantial blooms, this award-winning petunia promises to steal the spotlight in any garden bed or container display. Easy to grow and undemanding, petunias prefer full sun to light shade and average, medium moist, well-drained soil.

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4. Butterfly Candy Li'l Lavender™: Guaranteed to bring a pop of color and fluttering friends to your garden, this compact variety of butterfly bush is the perfect addition to borders, containers, or low hedges. Ideal for zones 5-10. Size at maturity is 2-3’ tall and wide.

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5. Autumn Moonstruck™ Encore Azalea: With its variegated foliage and profusion of white blooms, this evergreen azalea promises to dazzle year-round, from spring through autumn. Ideal for zones 7a-10b. Size at maturity is 5’ tall by 4’ wide.

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6. Nice & Easy™ Yucca: Transform your green spaces with the creamy white-edged leaves of this low-maintenance yucca, adding a touch of Southwestern flair to zone 8-11 gardens. Size at maturity is 4-6’ tall by 3-5’ wide.

As we embark on a new season of growth and discovery, let's embrace the opportunity to cultivate our green spaces and connect with the natural world. With these innovative products at our fingertips, gardening has never been more accessible, rewarding, and delightful.

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