All America Selections Winners for 2006
This is Part I of a two-part series on the All America Selections winners for 2006.
Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds [offsite link]
At this site gardeners can purchase heirloom seeds for flowers, vegetables, and herbs. This nursery also publishes a magazine on heirloom gardening.
Cool Season Bedding Plant Award Winners
For 2006, All America Selections announced several winners that are perfect for cool season landscapes.
Magellan Coral Zinnia-a Perfect Choice for Landscapes
Brighten those flowerbeds and borders with award winning flowers. All-America Selections announced its 2005 winners. Among these are three new flowers, including Magellan Coral Zinnia.
New Annuals for 2007
For 2007, a number of excellent annual flowers will be available for the landscape.
Old Sturbridge Village [offsite link]
At this site visitors can learn about Old Sturbridge Village, and purchase items at the gift shop, including heirloom seeds from the historical gardens on the museum´s grounds.
Park Seed [offsite link]
This seed catalog offers flowers and vegetables as well as a variety of other gardening accessories such as seed starting units, garden decorations and fertilizers.
Proven Winners [offsite link]
The Proven Winners motto is "A Better Garden Starts With a Better Plant." At this wholesale site gardeners can learn about Proven Winner plants that are available at local nurseries and garden centers, and see the beautiful container recipe of the month.
Renee´s Garden Seed [offsite link]
Renee´s Garden Seeds now sells direct to gardeners through its website. The site features timely gardening articles and information on the different varieties. Renee´s offers premium seeds of vegetables, flowers, and herbs, many of which are introductions from Europe.
Some All America Selections Winners for 2006
Among the 2006 All-America Selections winners are some wonderful bedding and landscape plants.
Of all the annuals, sweet alyssum remains one of the best loved.
The Cup Flower
If you see a resemblance between petunia flowers and cup flowers, there is a good reason. Both are members of the Nightshade family.
The Spider Flower
When it comes to flowering annuals for the landscape, the spider flower is unbeatable.
Thompson & Morgan [offsite link]
This site offers worldwide delivery of seeds for flowers, herbs, and vegetables. It also features gardening tips and guides.
Vinca is a favorite among gardeners because it can tolerate hot summers.
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