I’m not really ready to let go of summer, but like a lot of folks, I have to admit that fall may be my favorite season of all. The rich, warm colors are so inviting. Beautiful chrysanthemums loaded with blossoms. Tall, elegant ornamental grasses in their prime. There’s a lot
Category: Container Gardening
Tagawa’s beautiful flower selections don’t just happen. Our annuals experts want to know that the flowers we offer will perform well along the Front Range before the plants are “invited to the party.” The CSU Flower Trials are all about testing that performance. How many flowers does a particular variety
A hanging basket spilling over with bright beautiful annuals is hard to resist. So why not give in! Hanging baskets give us the ability to put big splashes of color up high, where we can’t miss them! They make a statement and refuse to be ignored, even when space is
Gardens don’t have to be in the ground to be terrific. These days, with so many people having busier lives and smaller yards (or perhaps no yards at all), gardening in containers can be a great fit! Let’s look at some of the ways that container gardening can make this
Are you craving some color in your garden? A burst of something to let you know that spring is really here? You’re not alone! The folks in Tagawa’s Annuals Department are right there with you! With more cold weather still to come, I wanted to ask some of our Annuals
Few plants in the garden appeal to more of our senses than herbs. Smell, taste… even touch… herbs have something for everyone. Whether you’re a veteran gardener or a newbie (but especially if you’re a newbie!), growing at least a few herbs should be on your “to do” list. With
As we plan for our summer garden, we should also think about the insects that may be gardening with us… both the “good” bugs and the “bad” bugs. Perhaps the baddest of the bad lately is the Japanese beetle. A lot of insect pests run in cycles…. heavier some seasons….
Want to get a little more life out of those big flower pots that were overflowing with blossoms not so long ago? Why not “plant” a holiday porch pot? Tagawa Gardens has a great assortment of freshly-cut greens…. and faux greens (that you’d swear were real) just waiting for you!
Which eye-catching annuals would you choose if your garden covered an entire park and you could select from thousands of plants? The question isn’t as far-fetched as you might think! Wander for a few hours through the Trial Gardens at Colorado State University and you’ll see what I mean. The
As the weather heats up… and stays hot… we need to think about water. Two points in particular. First: the Front Range of Colorado averages about 17″ of moisture a year. We’re not a desert, but we’re not that far from it. Second: 55% of the water we use goes on