IDEA CENTER

Here you'll find some bits of wisdom we've collected over the years to make your garden stand out. Browse through our ideas and see what works for you

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Balloon Flower

Balloon Flower

Platycodon grandiflorus are better known as balloon flowers. These unique summer favorites have buds that swell until they pop open with gorgeous blue flowers.

Snowballs that urn their stay!

Snowballs that urn their stay!

Hydrangeas, commonly known as snowball bushes, can be just the right touch for a stately urn and pedestal.

Coreopsis Li'l Bang Daybreak

Coreopsis Li'l Bang Daybreak

Coreopsis are known for their tolerance of both sun and heat, making them a great fit for south Mississippi. This coreopsis has colors that will attract butterflies and dazzle your neighbors.

Mixed Hanging Baskets

Mixed Hanging Baskets

Hanging Baskets make an excellent gift. They're great for accenting a porch or deck. If you want to save time, you can use a hanging basket to fill your urns and planters.

Succulent Strawberry Pot

Succulent Strawberry Pot

We would like to thank the public for selecting our container for best design at the Gulf Coast Mississippi Garden & Patio Show!

Camellias

Camellias

Camellias are evergreen shrubs that bloom when it gets cold. What's not to love?!

Nun's Cap Orchid

Nun's Cap Orchid

These unique flowers bloom for weeks at a time in the early spring, making them an excellent choice for decorating at Easter.

Mix it up!

Mix it up!

Mix colors and textures in a hanging basket for a beautiful, balanced look. (Or just stop by the nursery and grab a basket that we grew!)

Supertunia Basket

Supertunia Basket

Who says hanging baskets always have to be mixed? Petunias can stand alone as a one-plant show!

Catch our drift?

Catch our drift?

Bright coral blooms cover this small mounding shrub from spring to fall. This "landscape rose" is fully winter hardy and disease resistant. Pictured here is "Coral Drift."

Fear not!

Fear not!

Don't be afraid to give your spring bedding plants a little trim. Trimming helps plants become bushier, and temporarily delaying blooms helps strengthen their root systems.

The butterflies will thank you

The butterflies will thank you

Abutilons, also known as flowering maples or Chinese lanterns, make a handsome flowering bush that's perfect for any butterfly garden.

RIP Tom

RIP Tom

Tom loved his pansies!

Lantana

Lantana

The secret's out: butterflies (and hummingbirds) LOVE Lantana! These high-performance perennials bloom from March to October, and come in a wide range of colors. They love the heat, making them one of our favorites.

Ancient accents

Ancient accents

Papyrus is one of the oldest plants around, and the dwarf version is ideal for a wet area.

Gorgeous globes

Gorgeous globes

Agapanthus, or Lilly of the Nile, is one of a handful of plants that can take both sun and shade. Let this versatile perennial bring its magic touch to any area of the garden. If you're not "feeling blue," try a white one!

Mix and match

Mix and match

Fact: Coleus look best when mixed. Though an annual, Coleus grow into a formidable bush by early summer, allowing them to form a backdrop for other bedding plants. Use them in a container with other annuals for an effortless patio accent.

Angel trumpets

Angel trumpets

Sometimes, old fashioned plants are just irreplaceable, and "angel trumpets" are no exception. Enjoy this large, bushy perennial as the structure to a full-sun bed.

Pitcher plants

Pitcher plants

Pitcher plants are native to coastal wetlands. They love water and filtered sun.

Ornamental peppers

Ornamental peppers

Ornamental peppers make a unique potted plant. With their bright hues of purple, orange and red, peppers can add flare to any patio.

Chinese lanterns

Chinese lanterns

Hummingbirds will flock to orange abutilons. This bushy perennial blooms throughout the spring, summer and fall.

Add structure to your garden with a stately arbor.

Bug catchers are a colorful accent with a practical purpose. When filled with sugar water, the catchers lure insects in, who then have a hard time getting out.

Speckles of delight

Speckles of delight

Toad lilies are a wonderful addition to any shade garden. The perennial has fascinating flowers throughout the summer.

Echinacea Powwow Wild Berry

Echinacea Powwow Wild Berry

This purple coneflower blooms through the summer and fall with rich pink petals. It enjoys our summer heat and loves the full sun. Powwow Wild Berry is a Mississippi Medallion Winner for 2014.

Shades of pink

Shades of pink

Petunias come in a variety of colors, and the shades of pink and magenta are truly spectacular. We only carry petunias that are bred for the heat and disease resistance.

Glass gazing balls can add a pop of color to a garden that may be lacking in blooms.

Glass gazing balls can add a pop of color to a garden that may be lacking in blooms.

Hummingbirds are drawn to bright colors. Our glass hummingbird feeders will keep them coming back for more.

Old-fashioned red climbing roses are great for any trellis, arbor or fence.

Plant bright red salvias around a dark fountain for contrast that pops.

Color in the cold

Color in the cold

Pieris japonica is an evergreen shrub that blooms in the late winter for weeks at a time. In a pot, pair it with pansies or other winter flowers for a punch of color, or plant it in the ground for enjoyment year after year.

Princess flower

Princess flower

This Tibouchina, or Princess flower, is actually a "jumbo" version of the regular princess flower. The rich purple is unbeatable during the dog days of summer.

Chinese lanterns

Chinese lanterns

Hummingbirds will flock to red and yellow abutilons. This bushy perennial blooms throughout the spring, summer and fall.

Trees that bloom

Trees that bloom

Among the several trees that bloom, one of our favorites is Vitex, or "chaste tree." With it's light blue flowers throughout the summer, chaste trees bring color all the way to the top!

Coleus are a bushy annual that's perfect for giving a garden structure, whether it's in the sun or the shade. Coleus can also be used in pots and they mix well with other annuals.

Succulent Symphony

Succulent Symphony

Sophisticate your patio with an arrangement of succulents. The contrast in colors, sizes and textures comes together in a harmonious display.

Some like it hot

Some like it hot

Spice up your succulent collection with a touch of orange. "Firesticks" add height to a succulent container and require little water and care.

Color that flows

Color that flows

This bright sedum is one of our favorite succulents to sneak into an arrangement. They fill in the gaps and spill over the edge of a pot with consistently impressive color.

Spring into color

Spring into color

Native azaleas bloom in the early spring, often before they've put on all their leaves. This makes for a striking display of color that beats other flowers to the finish line.

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Chinese lanterns

Hummingbirds will flock to orange abutilons. This bushy perennial blooms throughout the spring, summer and fall.