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Provence Lavender
Hall's Japanese Honeysuckle
Carpet Geranium
Provence Lavender

Common name:Provence Lavender
Botanical name:Lavandula X intermedia 'Provence'

With tall, 24"-30" stems, 'Provence' has true, lavender-colored flowers that are fragrant and excellent for cutting. It flowers in early June and has large, grey-green leaves.

Hall's Japanese Honeysuckle

Common name:Hall's Japanese Honeysuckle
Botanical name:Lonicera japonica 'Halliana'

The 'Halliana' is a vigorous, hardy, climbing vine with deep green, oval leaves and fragrant white flowers that change their color to yellow. It is good as a groundcover or for covering fences. This is a highly combustible plant.

Carpet Geranium

Common name:Carpet Geranium
Botanical name:Geranium incanum

Geranium incanum is grown as a trailing or mounding perennial to a size of 1' tall, spreading by underground runners to cover relatively large areas if healthy. Its foliage has a wispy, ferny texture. The dark, rosy violet flowers can appear almost all year in areas of mild climates. The plant needs good drainage, and most suffer die back in cold winters. Proper growth conditions include sun with little or no summer watering. -Monterey Bay Nursery

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Soils and Compost:

Incorporate compost 6" into your soil to retain water, reduce compaction, feed earthworms, and provide valuable nutrients to your plants.

Integrated Pest Management:

Attract, or buy beneficial insects such as ladybugs and lacewings to control pest outbreaks in your garden.