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2. Prepare your soil by clearing the area of all existing growth.
3. Mix the Wildflower seeds with sand for better visibility.
4. After spreading the seed, we recommend compressing the seed into the soil.
5. After planting, give the area a good water.
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Get big, easy-care color from this garden designed for a small, sunny space. Garden fits into a 6 ft. x 5 ft. flower bed area. The garden comes into bloom in mid-summer and finishes in early fall. The flowers in Summer Dreams are the favorites of butterflies and honey bees! Save $10 off the single plant price of $122.89!
Get big, easy-care color from this garden designed for a small sunny space. This 11-plant garden fits comfortably into a 6 ft. x 5 ft. flower bed. The garden comes into bloom in midsummer and finishes in early fall. Summer Dreams is suitable for use across the country and is highly attractive to butterflies and bees!
Garden comes with planting diagram, care instructions, premium plants including: (2) Aster Purple Dome, and (2) Liatris aspera, and one each of: Agastache 'Blue Fortune', Solidago rugosa Fireworks, Physostegia virginiana 'Crystal Peak White, Echinacea purpurea Magnus, Rudbeckia 'Goldsturm', Monarda fistulosa, Karl Foerster Feather Reed Grass. *We reserve the right to substitute a plant with similar attributes.
Plant Shipping: Buy now and we will ship your order at the ideal planting time for your region. Spring-Planted Perennial and Bulb orders will ship from February 27-June 30, warmest zones first.
Most plant and bulb orders arrive within 2-6 days, or less, of leaving our greenhouses in Colorado. This prompt delivery is provided without additional express charges.
Grass Plugs Will ship at planting time in spring, beginning in late February.
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of respondents would recommend this to a friend.
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Gotboff to a slow start
By Jane the camper
from Walla Walla,WA
About Me Master Gardener
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Comments about High Country Gardens Summer Dreams Pre-Planned Garden:
Planted it this spring in an amended raised bed. Despite less sun than they needed, all survived, including 2 transplanted to more light. Loved the Humming Bird Mint, especially. Have mixed and matched several preplanned gardens over the years with great results
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
Very hardy garden!
from Colorado Springs, CO
About Me Getting Started
I put in a couple of preplanned gardens 2 years ago and this one is doing great! All of my plants went through a tough initial planting seasons and they came back. It filled in its small garden (I have it in a 5x5 raised garden to the side of my front steps that gets little water) the first year - this year everything was so healthy I'm looking at dividing some of the plants. The Blue Fortune in particular grows massive and needs trimming if you plan to use it in the recommended 5x5 space. Bees love this set up and stick around until every last bloom is gone.
(3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)
Have to see what Spring brings.
from Denver, Co.
I planted this preplanned garden in a raised garden bed about 10 inches high. The plants all did okay, except the liatris aspera, the squirrels destroyed all of them and then destroyed the replacements I put in. I had to give up and put salvia in instead. The blue fortune got really big and took over the whole bed, I will need to move it this Spring, should not have been in the middle. The solidago fireworks just sat there, it finally began to spread, but never got taller and never bloomed, so I'm not sure that is what it really is. Hopefully, next season all the plants will really take off, it was okay, but not what I had hoped for.
(2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
from Durango, Colorado
Everything did very well.
(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)
from Northern VA/DC area
About Me Avid Gardener
Preplanned garden very helpful when starting with a clean slate, new house new garden. Very healthy plants that have taken hold beautifully.
(5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)
nice selection of plants
By Nikki the gardener
from Williamsport Pa
packed very carefully and never ever have I had any dead plants and they look great in my garden after a couple of years of growing.
To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.
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