Barbara feels that although ones climate may be different, the basics of horticulture are the same. For example, it doesn't matter where one lives, one needs to amend the soil. If someone is interested in growing some of the plants they've seen in this show they could try putting them in the coolest part of their garden. Barbara may grow things in the sun here, elsewhere try the coolest areas of your garden. Try new plants, you may be surprised.
By Susan Martin for Proven Winners,
Photographs courtesy of Proven Winners
When you head to the garden center this spring, you'll find more patterned flowers than ever before. All those stripes, speckles and pinwheels are dazzling but it takes a little know-how to pair them with other flowers in container recipes. Here are five creative ways to design spectacular container recipes using patterned flowers.
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