Garden Photos We Love

It’s that time of year when many of our fans and home garden testers send us photos of their favorite plants and we thought our readers might enjoy seeing them too!

Our first set of 3 container garden photos are from Alison Conliffe’s blog, Bonney Lassie.  Her blog is filled with gorgeous photos and we hope you’ll visit it too!  If you like these photos, you’ll love her others too!

water loving plants

From Bonney Lassie blog: Canna ‘Tropicanna’ is fabulous, and likes wet feet too. It’s planted in a container with no drainage holes.


container plants

Potted Tropicanna Canna from



This great photo of mixed containers was taken at Deanne Fortnam’s Garden in NH by


Our next set of photos are from some of our Home Garden Testers throughout the US.  These gardeners trial Tesselaar Plants in all sorts of harsh weather conditions and have happily reported that none of their Flower Carpet rose trial plants were lost this year, despite long periods of deep freezes.

drought gardening

New Flower Carpet Pink Splash thrives in Becky’s very dry Ignacio, Colorado gardens.


cottage garden

Denise’s Flower Carpet Scarlet roses add a brilliant touch to this Red Bay, AL garden.


carpet rose

Flower Carpet Amber at the end of it’s first bloom cycle in Kathy’s Milwaukee, WI garden.


Flower Carpet Amber in all it’s glory in Kathy’s Milwaukee WI garden.


Vermont gardens

Flower Carpet Amber in a Vermont garden.


companion plants

Johnnie Jump Ups make a lovely companion for Flower Carpet Amber.


This next photo was taken a while back by professional photographer and garden writer Derek Fell and it’s one of our favorites!

companion planting

Tropicanna inter-planted with sedum ‘Autumn Joy’ in a Pennsylvania garden. Photo by Derek Fell.



Another fabulous show by Mother Nature!

















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