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May Container Gardening Recipe 2024

May Container Gardening Recipe 2024

 Flutter into May with a

Container Recipe to Celebrate Pollinator Week!

Check out May’s ‘Pollinator Perfect’ container garden recipe. This vibrant mix starts with the eye-catching Rockin® Fuschia Salvia as the thriller, whose vivid purple blooms are a favorite among hummingbirds. Surrounding it, the sunny Gaillardia Spintop Yellow Touch and the richly colored Penta Graffiti Red Velvet serve as delightful fillers that attract a variety of pollinators. Adding a burst of contrasting color, the Lantana Luscious® Royale Red mesmerizes with its clusters of tiny flowers, beloved by butterflies and bees. Essential for any pollinator garden, Fennel provides a nourishing host spot for butterfly larvae, while the trailing Superbells® Strawberry Punch™ Calibrachoa spills over the edges, completing this pollinator paradise with its striking pink and yellow blooms. Together, these plants create a thriving ecosystem and a stunning visual display.

  1. Rockin® Fuschia Salvia (Proven Winners): This salvia variant is known for its long bloom time and brilliant deep pink flowers that stand out in any garden setting. Due to its vibrant color and rich nectar, it’s particularly effective at attracting hummingbirds and butterflies.
  2. Gaillardia Spintop Yellow Touch: This plant features bright yellow flowers with a bold red center, making it a standout in the garden. It’s drought-tolerant and blooms generously, providing continuous beauty and support to local pollinators.
  3. Penta Graffiti Red Velvet: Known for its velvet-textured, deep red flowers, this penta is a heat-tolerant plant that thrives in full sun. Its nectar-rich blooms attract bees and butterflies.
  4. Fennel: More than just a culinary herb, fennel is a critical host plant for swallowtail butterflies. Its feathery foliage and aromatic seeds make it an attractive addition to any garden focused on supporting butterfly populations.
  5. Lantana Luscious® Royale Red (Proven Winners): This compact lantana displays clusters of small flowers that change from yellow to red as they mature, offering a kaleidoscope of colors that are irresistible to butterflies and hummingbirds.
  6. Superbells® Strawberry Punch™ Calibrachoa (Proven Winners): This vigorous spiller has stunning pink flowers with a deep red throat. It’s perfect for hanging baskets or as a spilling plant in container gardens, attracting hummingbirds and adding a splash of color.

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Pollinator Perfect 2024 May

Services

  • Landscape Design & Installation
  • Paver Patios, Paver Walkways, Paver Driveways
  • Firepits, Retaining Walls , Seat Walls,
  • Landscape Lighting, Drainage design & Installation,
  • Lawn Care Services, Lawn Maintenance, Lawn Fertilization
  • Lawn Pest Control, Lawn Weed Control
  • Aeration and Top Dressing
  • Water Features, Koi Ponds,
  • Waterfalls, Bubbling Fountains
  • Garden Center & Pond Supply Store

General Services Areas

Jacksonville (Jax), Jacksonville Beach, Neptune Beach, Atlantic Beach, Ponte Vedra Beach, Ponte Vedra, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, Orange Park, St. Johns, Nocatee

Location

GARDEN CENTER
12501 Beach Blvd
Jacksonville, FL 32246

LANDSCAPE OPERATIONS
(not open to the public)
St. Johns Bluff
1057 St. Johns Bluff Rd. N.
Jacksonville, FL 32225

Hours

Monday-Saturday 9-5
Sunday 10-5

HOLIDAY CLOSINGS
New Year’s Day • Easter • Memorial Day
July 4th • Labor Day • Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Eve • Christmas Day

April Container Gardening Recipe 2024

April Container Gardening Recipe 2024

 

Fiery Brilliance in a Pot

Discover our April combo ‘Hot Spring Mix’, a colorful arrangement that captures the essence of the season’s warmth.

Centered around the bold Cuphea Sweet Talk Red, this recipe showcases a play of colors and textures. Flanking this eye-catching thriller are the dazzling Calibrachoa Super Bells Double Redstone®, contributing an extra layer of rich, velvety reds. For the perfect balance, the Gaillardia Spintop Orange Halo adds a splash of orange, reminiscent of a sunset, blending beautifully as a filler. Completing this fiery combo is the cascading Sweet Potato Vine Gold, whose chartreuse leaves elegantly spill over the container’s edge. This ‘Hot Spring Mix’ is ideal for anyone looking to add a burst of color to their outdoor or indoor spaces.

  1. Cuphea Sweet Talk Red: A novel variety in the Cuphea family, this plant stands as the centerpiece with its striking red blossoms. Known for attracting hummingbirds and butterflies, it’s a visual treat and a haven for garden wildlife.
  2. Calibrachoa Super Bells Double Redstone®: A new color introduction from Proven Winners, this plant boasts double blooms that resemble miniature petunias. Its deep red flowers are a visual delight and maintain their vibrancy throughout the season.
  3. Gaillardia Spintop Orange Halo: This filler plant is celebrated for its daisy-like flowers, which feature a vivid orange-yellow coloration with a distinct orange halo at the center. It’s a hardy perennial that brings a burst of cheerfulness to any garden setting.
  4. Sweet Potato Vine Gold: As the spiller in this garden recipe, it features heart-shaped, golden-yellow leaves that gracefully drape over the container. This vine is not only known for its ornamental value but also for its rapid growth, quickly filling spaces with its lush foliage.

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Hot Spring Mix 2024 April

Services

  • Landscape Design & Installation
  • Paver Patios, Paver Walkways, Paver Driveways
  • Firepits, Retaining Walls , Seat Walls,
  • Landscape Lighting, Drainage design & Installation,
  • Lawn Care Services, Lawn Maintenance, Lawn Fertilization
  • Lawn Pest Control, Lawn Weed Control
  • Aeration and Top Dressing
  • Water Features, Koi Ponds,
  • Waterfalls, Bubbling Fountains
  • Garden Center & Pond Supply Store

General Services Areas

Jacksonville (Jax), Jacksonville Beach, Neptune Beach, Atlantic Beach, Ponte Vedra Beach, Ponte Vedra, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, Orange Park, St. Johns, Nocatee

Location

GARDEN CENTER
12501 Beach Blvd
Jacksonville, FL 32246

LANDSCAPE OPERATIONS
(not open to the public)
St. Johns Bluff
1057 St. Johns Bluff Rd. N.
Jacksonville, FL 32225

Hours

Monday-Saturday 9-5
Sunday 10-5

HOLIDAY CLOSINGS
New Year’s Day • Easter • Memorial Day
July 4th • Labor Day • Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Eve • Christmas Day

March Container Gardening Recipe 2024

March Container Gardening Recipe 2024

Unveil the Blossoming Charm of Spring

Bring the freshness of spring to your garden with our “Spring Blush” container garden recipe, a delightful assembly that captures the season’s splendor. Centered around the Cleome ‘Senorita Rosalita’ a stunning thriller with vibrant pink blossoms, this garden is a tapestry of texture and color. Complementing the Cleome, the soft, velvety foliage of the Lamb’s Ear plant adds a soothing contrast. The heart of this arrangement lies in the Confetti Garden® Hunny Bunny, a harmonious trio of Empress Flaire Lavender Blue Verbena, Aloha Kona Soft Pink Calibrachoa, and Potunia® Popcorn Petunia, serving as lush fillers that infuse varied hues and shapes. Cascading gracefully over the container’s edge is the White Bacopa, its delicate flowers creating a soft, spilling effect that completes the ensemble.

Celebrate spring’s awakening with this “Spring Blush” combo, perfect for brightening patios, balconies, or any outdoor space.

 

1. Cleome ‘Senorita Rosalita’: This thriller plant boasts vibrant, pink flowers and a bushy growth habit, offering a long blooming season and resistance to pests, making it a hassle-free centerpiece for any container garden.

2. Lamb’s Ear: Known for its soft, fuzzy leaves that resemble a lamb’s ear, this plant adds a unique texture to the arrangement and thrives in sunny conditions, providing a lovely silver-green hue.

3. Confetti Garden® Hunny Bunny:

  • a. Empress Flaire Lavender Blue Verbena: With its striking lavender-blue flowers, this plant adds a touch of cool-toned elegance and is known for its vigorous growth and heat tolerance.
  • b. Aloha Kona Soft Pink Calibrachoa: This variety dazzles with soft pink blooms, offering a continuous display of color and an easy-to-maintain nature.
  • c. Potunia® Popcorn Petunia: Known for its creamy, popcorn-like flowers, this petunia variant adds a cheerful and voluminous aspect to the container garden.

4. White Bacopa: A favorite spiller for many gardeners, White Bacopa features an abundance of tiny white flowers and a trailing habit, ideal for softening the edges of the container and adding a delicate, cascading element.

Spring Blush - March Container Garden Recipe

Services

  • Landscape Design & Installation
  • Paver Patios, Paver Walkways, Paver Driveways
  • Firepits, Retaining Walls , Seat Walls,
  • Landscape Lighting, Drainage design & Installation,
  • Lawn Care Services, Lawn Maintenance, Lawn Fertilization
  • Lawn Pest Control, Lawn Weed Control
  • Aeration and Top Dressing
  • Water Features, Koi Ponds,
  • Waterfalls, Bubbling Fountains
  • Garden Center & Pond Supply Store

General Services Areas

Jacksonville (Jax), Jacksonville Beach, Neptune Beach, Atlantic Beach, Ponte Vedra Beach, Ponte Vedra, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, Orange Park, St. Johns, Nocatee

Location

GARDEN CENTER
12501 Beach Blvd
Jacksonville, FL 32246

LANDSCAPE OPERATIONS
(not open to the public)
St. Johns Bluff
1057 St. Johns Bluff Rd. N.
Jacksonville, FL 32225

Hours

Monday-Saturday 9-5
Sunday 10-5

HOLIDAY CLOSINGS
New Year’s Day • Easter • Memorial Day
July 4th • Labor Day • Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Eve • Christmas Day

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