Monrovia PLANT SAVVY
June 2017
Ah, summer is here and the garden is in full swing. All your hard work this spring is being rewarded with all those flowers, fruits, and colorful foliage. There are still containers to be filled, porches to be decked out, and a few more plants for feeding pollinators to go into the ground, but let’s remember to just kick back, get outside and relax with family and friends. We only get so many summers, right?

Dress Up the Porch with Ferns

Dress up that shady porch, terrace, or patio with graceful, airy ferns. Hardy and easy!  Here are a few ideas for designing with them.

Problem-Solving Roses

Roses might not be the first plants that come to mind when thinking about problem solving in the landscape, but fuss-free, blooming-machine groundcover types can work wonders.

Poolside Plantings

Life’s no vacation for plants installed around a pool, but we’ve got plenty of tough, heat-loving, chlorine-ignoring choices that’ll make a splash all season.

10 Things Topiary Lovers Should Know!

Topiary has been around as long as cutting implements and gardens. And, it’s back in a big way. New to topiary? Find more.