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Landscape Ideas: Fall Annuals

Landscape Ideas: Fall Annuals By Maria Bargellini of Dallas Curb Appeal Inc. We are lucky here in Texas to have great fall weather and a nice long season. The perfect time for planting your annuals is right now. There are two common mistakes people make with planting fall annuals. Planting too Late Planting too Early Most […]

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Landscape Ideas: Fall Annuals for Dallas

By Maria Bargellini of Dallas Curb Appeal Inc., It’s Fall and it’s Pansy planting time. Pansies come in a large variety in sizes and color. You’re guaranteed to find one in a color and size that you’ll love. You can find them in ready mixed colors or you can create your own mixes. My favorite […]

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Dallas Landscape Contractor: Shade Plants for Dallas

Shade Plants for Dallas: Oakleaf Hydrangea By Maria Bargellini, of Dallas Curb Appeal Believe it or not the Oakleaf Hydrangea is actually native to the United States, most Hydrangeas are native to china. We here in Dallas use the Oakleaf hydrangea in our shady gardens to add interest to our gardens all year long. It’s gorgeous […]

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Landscape Ideas for Dallas: Fan Flower

Landscape Ideas for Dallas: Fan Flower I’m a  fan of the Fan Flower (Scaevola), it’s a great annuals for Dallas. This plant grows 6-12″ tall in part sun to part shade, blooming mid summer to early fall. It has rounded basil like leaves and can be propagate by taking soft wood cuttings in late spring […]

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Landscape Ideas for Dallas: Sun Patiens

Landscape Ideas for Dallas: Sun Patiens When are impatiens not impatiens–when they are SunPatiens of course. In the northen United States impatiens are grown in the sun. Now we too can grow these beautiful bountiful plants. SunPatiens were bred in Japan by Sakata Seed. Sakata is well known for pansies and is the originator of the well […]

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Landscape Ideas for Dallas: Pentas

Landscape Ideas for Dallas: Annuals-Pentas By Dallas Landscape Contractor Maria Bargellini Pentas or Star Clusters are great annuals for Dallas. These African natives come in bold colors like red, hot pink and purple. part sun (the morning kind) to dappled shade in Dallas. This is not a drought tolerant plant. As with most annuals it […]

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Fall Plant Choices With the cool weather comes really cool plants. Below you’ll find tons of pictures of plants for this season. Foliage Plants Pansy & other cool weather annulas Tulips & Bulbs and Florist Quality Poinsettias for the Holiday Season. Pick from a wide variety of colors and sizes. Violas, which are the smallest […]

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