Anemone x hybrida ‘Honorine Jobert’ – She’s the One!

Published by Bucks Country Gardens in Plants

Summer fades gracefully to fall and gardeners in the northeast are preparing for the rugged seasons to come. For those worried about what to plant, never fear, for the Perennial Plant Association’s 2016 Perennial Plant of the Year is here: Anemone x hybrida or ‘Honorine Jobert’, also known as Japanese anemone or windflowers. It was […]

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Lovely Lavender: Varieties, Care, and Use

Published by Bucks Country Gardens in Plants

The name lavender (lavandula) comes from Latin to wash, as the fresh scent was the favorite additive to bath water for many Greeks and Romans. It is an aromatic subshrub, a member of the mint herb family, with intensely perfumed flowers. We plant it to enhance the beauty of our gardens as a border or […]

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The Beauty of Butterfly Bushes

Published by Bucks Country Gardens in Lawn & GardenPlants

Butterfly Bushes

In summer, I enjoy sitting by my pool and watching the zig zag flight of a wide array of butterflies as they visit the flowers in my garden. I have selected plants which I know will attract bees and butterflies to my yard and those most frequented by the butterflies are, of course, the long panicle […]

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Annuals for Hot Dry Areas – Confessions of a Darwinian Gardener

Published by Bucks Country Gardens in Lawn & GardenPlants

Enjoy one of our most popular blog posts from 2015! Original post date: July 17, 2015 Since I work in a garden center, I must love plants. Well, the truth is that I do love plants, too many plants. In fact, I want them all! And so, I have lots of gardens. But like the […]

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Birds, Bees & Butterflies: Great Plants for Attracting Them to Your Garden

Published by Bucks Country Gardens in Bucks Country GardensLawn & GardenPlants

Gardens are wonderful places to enjoy for their beauty, tranquility, practicality and functionality. Big, bright beautiful blooms invite the eye to dance and wander throughout the flowerbeds and container gardens. The delicate scent of fragrant plants and herbs awaken the senses and encourages one to stroll and meander the garden in search of the sources. […]

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