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Lavender Mint Julep

The Kentucky Derby is Saturday, May 4th!  Hosting a derby party? This Lavender Mint Julep is an ideal signature cocktail for your get together! –>

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Cut Flowers: Sunflower

SunflowerHelianthus annuusAnnualGrowing preferences: Full sun, consistent watering, well drained soilBloom period: Late summer to early fallPollinators: Bees, butterfliesUses: Beautiful visual attraction, cut flower, edible seeds,

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Cut Flowers: Zinnia

ZinniaZinnia elegansAnnualGrowing preferences: Full sun, well drained soilBloom period: Mid summer through fallPollinators: Bees, butterfliesUses: Beautiful garden addition, cut flowerLocations: Cut Flower Plot

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Cut Flowers: Yarrow

YarrowAchillea millefoliumPerennialGrowing zones: 3-9aGrowing preferences: Full sun to partial shade, dry to medium moisture soil, well drained soilBloom period: Late spring through fallPollinators: Bees, butterflies,

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Cut Flowers: Straw Flower

Straw FlowerHelichrysum bracteatumAnnual (perennial in zones 8a-10b)Growing preferences: Full sun, well-draining soilBloom period: Mid to late summerPollinators: Bees, butterfliesResistant to: DeerUses: Beautiful garden addition, cut

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Cut Flowers: Statice

StaticeLimonium sinuatumAnnual (perennial in zones 8a-10b)Growing preferences: Full sun, well-draining soilBloom period: Mid to late summerPollinators: Bees, butterfliesResistant to: DeerUses: Beautiful garden addition, cut flower,

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Cut Flowers: Gomphrena

GomphrenaGomphrena globosa (Globe amaranth)Annual (perennial in zones 9-11)Growing preferences: Full sun, well-draining soilBloom period: Summer and early fallPollinators: Bees, butterfliesResistant to: DeerUses: Beautiful garden addition, cut

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Cut Flowers: False Sunflower

False SunflowerHeliopsis helianthoidesNative perennialGrowing zones: 3-9Growing preferences: Full sun, well-draining soilBloom period: Mid to late summerPollinators: Bees, butterfliesUses: Beautiful garden addition, cut flowerLocations: Cut Flower

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Cut Flowers: Celosia

CelosiaCelosia ArgenteaAnnual (or short lived perennial in zones 9-11)Growing preferences: Full sun to partial shade and well-draining soilBloom period: Mid summer through fallPollinators: Bees, butterfliesUses:

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