These 2020 Garden Trends Make Great Resolutions

These 2020 Garden Trends Make Great Resolutions

Trends can be a bit exhausting.  The compulsive need to have the latest cabinet color or the rattan purse Anna Wintour is telling me I must have – even though it will be out of fashion by the end of summer.  Gardening trends, though, are much more forgiving.  They are ideas and actions that we can keep expanding.

 

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Plant Profile: Stachys monieri ‘Hummelo’

The first customer I sent ‘Hummelo’ home with, left the garden center with serious skepticism written all over her face.  The plant looked nice and was super healthy.  But despite the clean, bright green foliage, it was somewhat lacking from a retail standpoint.  Needless to say, she took it home and was calling me the following spring to order more.  So what seemingly underwhelming plant became her favorite and also became the Perennial Plant Association’s 2019 Perennial Plant of the Year®?

 

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