Summer Gardening

Find inspiration, tips and ideas for the seasons.

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Pretty Plants for Summer Container Gardens

Pretty Plants for Summer Container Gardens

Choose a few of our favorite flowering and foliage plants to brighten window boxes, hanging baskets and pots all season long.

summer gardening Ideas

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Swamp Hibiscus

This shrubby perennial can be grown in masses and is great as a perennial border.

Common Coreopsis

Common Coreopsis

This short-lived perennial attracts butterflies and other wildlife.

Firebush, Scarlet Bush

Firebush, Scarlet Bush

This evergreen shrub goes great as a perennial border or as a bird or butterfly garden.

Gayfeather, Blazing Star

Gayfeather, Blazing Star

This showy native prairie plant can be grown in containers or be used in a perennial border.

Chinese Hibiscus

The chinese hibiscus attracts birds and butterflies and prefers a moist, well-drained soil.

Daylily

Daylily

This popular low-maintenance flower attracts butterflies.

Colewort

Colewart adds a bold texture and is great in a cottage garden.

Coral Bells, Alumroot

Coral Bells, Alumroot

Coral bells is a low-maintenance plant that blooms from spring to summer.

Keep Bleeding Hearts Close to Home

Keep Bleeding Hearts Close to Home

A horticulturist shares her expertise about the popular perennial, Bleeding Heart.

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