by Mike Lizotte
As June arrives and we’ve settled into our gardening routines (weather permitting!?), we always seem to find a spot or two that we forgot to plant or voids left behind by the early-blooming bulbs. This time of year, we’re used to getting frantic calls from customers wondering if they’ve missed the planting window. They’ve waited until now and they fear it’s too late to add anything more. Never Fear! There’s still plenty of time to get some color this season in those neglected areas. Here are a few great and easy suggestions.
If you’re looking to add some inexpensive, quick color to your garden or yard, here are some great choices: Red Poppy, Annual Baby’s Breath and Baby Blue Eye’s are three of the fastest wildflowers to bloom from seed. You’ll have blooms in only 6-8 weeks! Some other quick and easy favorites include Zinnia’s, Marigold, and Plains Coreopsis. Looking for a mix? Our Summer Splash is designed for late planting and quick color!
You also have time to add some food to your table with quick germinating, easy to grow vegetable selections. Radishes, Lettuce, Carrots, Spinach, Bush Beans, Zucchini and Tomatoes all grow quickly and will provide fresh vegetables to the table later this summer and into the fall.
Add color to your garden and home!
Finally, Tried and True Favorites!
So whether you’re looking to put food on the table or add some late color to the garden, you still have time. Get out there and get your hands dirty!