Miniature hostas like 'Blue Mouse Ears' are flying out of nurseries because of their versatility and ability to fit into small garden spaces.
Bowl floral arrangements are easy to put together even for the floral challenged. Dramatic and perfect for parties, you just need a large wide bowl and a few flowers.
A great post on the milkweed debate from LepLog. There are no easy solutions to stopping the decline, but don't stop planting habitat for Monarchs as well as other endangered species. As usual, the answers are still coming in for a complex problem, just like the honeybee situation.
Want to spend some time shopping for unique plants this weekend? Go to Ladew's Garden Festival, pick up some beautiful plants and tour the gardens. attend the lectures and workshops.