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| Adriana Heikkila
>> Published Date: 5/24/2013
Caladium Rose Glow is a fancy leaf similar to Rosebud. As it matures, leaves develop white main veins that contrast well with a pink/rose background. Suited for any size pot; de-eyeing improves the pot habit. Sun tolerant in the landscape; grows to a height of 12 to 18 in.
Around The Home
The Oasis Tree Watering Bag distributes approximately 20 gal. of water around the base of the tree in a four to six-hour period. The water is absorbed into the ground rather than running off. Zip together additional bags for larger trees.
Costa Farms LLC
With 7-in. diameter blooms ranging from frilled to wildly colored and ruffled, Tropic Escape Hibiscus have large, deep green shiny foliage and attractive, shrubby habits. The colors are spectacular, with bright oranges, yellows, reds, pinks, white and blends of colors. Some even have double blossoms and generally stay open longer than the normal hibiscus.
The ColorPoint Bypass Pruner has stainless steel blades, designed for garden and yard trimming. With rubber grips molded over a cast aluminum frame, these pruners offer both strength and comfort. The ColorPoint Bypass Pruner has a 5/8-in. cutting capacity and is available in six vivid colors.
Dümmen USA Inc.
With shocking red-orange flowers against dark foliage, Red Fox Unstoppable Upright Fire Begonia will add impact to your displays—if you can keep it on the shelves. Perfect as a bedding plant, in containers or in baskets, it thrives in moderate to full-sun conditions.
Emerald Coast Growers LLC
The new SunSparkler Series delivers ultra-hardy, long-lasting groundcover sedums in striking colors. Lime Zinger is one of the three varieties currently available. Lime Zinger showcases bright lime-green foliage with cherry-red picotee edges. Its compact, 4-in. tall by 18-in. wide growth habit makes it a superb groundcover sedum.
Fall Creek Farm and Nursery Inc.
Blueberry Glaze, part of the new BrazelBerries Collection, has incredibly glossy, dark green leaves and a compact growth habit. At first glance, it looks almost boxwood-like and can easily be sheared and used in much the same way—except it bears delicious dark blue fruit.
HGTV HOME Plant Collection
An HGTV HOME Plant Collection exclusive, Peppermint Swirl is a pink (or blue) mop head hydrangea that’s hardy in Zones 5 to 8 and matures to 3 ft. high and wide. It displays peppermint candy variegation on each florette within the flower head. The bloom heads are just as striking whether they’re blue or pink.
Georgetown Home and Garden
The mini gardening trend is now here for the cactus lover. The Georgetown Cactus Garden Collection contains elements for succulents and cactus. Make a scene with available elements, such as the Buckboard Wagon (pictured), Hitching Post, Mini Barrel Planter, Mini Steer Skull and Mini Skulls.
Mark Feldstein & Associates Inc.
Keep track of time and temperature with the combination Outdoor Singing Bird Clock Thermometer. The 8-in. clock dial features 12 North American Song Birds. Each hour is announced with authentic recordings by one of 12 corresponding bird songs. On the opposite side, a coil-driven thermometer measures temperature in Fahrenheit and Centigrade.
Midwest Innovative Products LLC
Twist and Seal provides yearlong outdoor weather protection for electrical cord connections. The foam on the inside is slightly larger than the plastic housing on the outside. As you push the shell together around the extension cord plugs and twist it, the foam creates a radial compression around the cord. Available in four colors.
Oasis Grower Solutions
Horticubes XL Hydroponic Seed Propagation Medium delivers 100% root penetration three days faster, while boosting speed-to-transplant flexibility. See more fully developed roots visibly penetrating the bottom of their XL cubes in just seven days. And gain valuable control over your nursery crop time.
Oglesby Plants International
An impressive little native of the southeast United States, Sisyrinchium angustifolium is noted for its violet-blue flowers and dark green, grasslike foliage. It’s a clump-forming perennial typically growing from 12 in. to a maximum 20 in. tall. An excellent plant for garden borders. Hardy to Zones 4 to 9.
Ohio Mulch Supply Inc.
Feed plants organically with this all-natural compost derived from food scraps. Green Envy is an excellent growing medium for both indoor and outdoor use and provides essential nutrients for all plants. Green Envy has two varieties: Compost and Potting Mix, both available in 8-qt. and 0.65-cubic ft. bags.
GrowStrong is a blend of calcium, sugars and humates that will stimulate soil microorganisms, reduce plant stress and improve plant performance. Apply to bushes, trees, lawns, vegetables, flowers, etc. Only one teaspoon of product per gallon pot is needed, so it’s ideal for a container gardener. OMRI-listed and available in 4-lb. bags.
Roma Direct Marketing
The GrowBox container garden fits neatly on any patio or deck and features a cutout planting guide that shows new gardeners exactly where and what to plant. Inside the planter, a 4-gal. water well adds water at the correct rate, while the Nutrient Patch cover automatically adds fertilizer as plants need it.
Skagit Gardens Inc.
For an intense, powder blue fescue that doesn’t brown out later in the season, Beyond Blue has bright blue staying power. A bit looser in habit than other fescues, it’s delicate but tough in performance. At a height of 9 to 12 in., it’s useful in any garden or mixed container.
Sun Gro Horticulture
Sunshine Mix #4 contains seven mycorrhizae species to stimulate the growth of roots in a wider variety of plants. The increased concentration of mycorrhizae means faster inoculation and a quicker positive response in plants. Formulated with Canadian Sphagnum Peat Moss and increased amounts of horticultural grade perlite. Now in a convenient 3.0 CFC size.
Suntory Flowers Ltd.
Print your own P.O.P.! It’s easy to create and print customized bench cards and posters at www.suntorycollection.com. Add your logo and pricing, download and you’re ready to go. It’s all part of YESS—Your Easy Suntory Solution.
Heat-loving and drought-tolerant, Calliope hybrid geranium performs reliably in even the hottest, driest summer conditions. Three bold, new colors—Burgundy, Hot Pink (pictured) and Lavender Rose—and a super branching habit help Calliope make a big impression on consumers.
Exclusively distributed by TDI, this DeWit Tool was designed in partnership with Shawna Coronado, a well-known garden blogger. The forged, Boron steel Potting Scoop (“Shawna Trowel”) features a scoop-shaped and sharpened blade with a side notch for opening soil bags.
The Conard-Pyle Co.
Popcorn Drift is new to the Drift Rose series for 2013. It offers an exciting new color to the series. The buds are bright yellow in color; blooms open to pale yellow and softly fade to cream. Its light yellow flowers are reminiscent of buttered popcorn.
Walters Gardens Inc.
Master hybridizer Arie Blom has done it again. This year’s top new Echinacea, Butterfly Kisses, is a compact, double pom-pom selection with fragrant, bright pink flowers. Butterfly Kisses is a very strong grower with incredible branching, strong stems and dark green foliage. Height: 18 in. Zones 4 to 8.
The Fantasy Glass Rainbow Makers series integrates hand-blown glass and hand-painted detailing. The series features two different style figurines, dragonfly and hummingbird, each in four colorways. Each item is adorned with a clear, genuine Austrian crystal prism. Measures approximately 5 and 6 in. in length. GP
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