Tag: annuals

Winter Annuals Are Moving In

UNITED STATES—It is inevitable. It begins at about the same time that cool season vegetable plants start to replace warm season vegetable plants. Cool...

Deadhead To Promote Continued Bloom

UNITED STATES—Seed and fruiting structures develop immediately after bloom. Such processes consume valuable resources that could otherwise sustain subsequent bloom or vegetative growth. That...

Color Is Not Black And White

UNITED STATES—Several months ago, warm season vegetable plants replaced cool season vegetable plants. More recently, new cool season vegetable plants began to grow from...

Bedding Plants That Defy Seasons

UNITED STATES—Bedding plants that go into the garden in spring are generally warm season or summer annuals. They should perform through summer until the...

Docile Annual And Perennial Vines

UNITED STATES—Most of the familiar vines really are exploitative bullies. They shade the same trees and shrubs that they climb for support. Some will...

Some Annuals Are Really Perennials

UNITED STATES—Annuals are plants that complete their entire life cycle from germination to death within a single year. Biennials complete their entire life cycle...

Cool Season Annuals Are Next

UNITED STATES—Gardening is not always fun. After diligently tending to warm season vegetables through spring and summer, it eventually becomes necessary to pull them...

Seasons Are Constantly In Flux

UNITED STATES—Gardening requires planning. There is always planning. The vegetables that are getting harvested now are developing mostly on plants that were put out...

Annuals Come And Annuals Go

UNITED STATES—Just like warm season vegetable plants in the vegetable garden, flowering warm season annuals get replaced this time of year. Although the weather...

Annuals Just Might Be Perennials

UNITED STATES—Annuals come and annuals go. There are cool season annuals for winter. There are warm season annuals for summer. Really though, there are...
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