Today we’re taking a look back at Angie’s garden in Johnstown, Pennsylvania.
Angie’s yard is small, so she uses a lot of pots to add extra color and diversity to the garden, and they allow her to change things up seasonally. Here, in high summer, heliotrope (Heliotropium arborescens, Zones 10–11 or as an annual), marigolds (Tagetes, annual), and wax begonias (Begonia semperflorens, Zones 8–10 or as an annual) fill a container with color.
In the garden beds, coneflowers (Echinacea hybrid, Zones 5–9) show off with tons of warm, salmon-colored blooms.
For fall, mums (Chrysanthemum, hardiness varies by cultivar) in containers give a classic autumnal display.
More mums really put the fall display over the top, joined by a few pots of summer annuals that are still going strong.
Tall, orange coleus (Coleus hybrid, Zones 9–11 or as an annual) make a backdrop in this bed, with shorter blooms, including dwarf dahlias (Dahlia variabilis, Zones 8–10 or as tender bulbs) and clouds of white sweet alyssum (Lobularia maritima, annual) in the front.
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