https://www.voiceamerica.com/episode/132452/summer-perennials-stay-cool-preventing-food-poisoning In the heat of summer, can you keep your garden flowers blooming? By planting specific perennials grown to thrive in heat, you can have a beautiful landscape all summer long. Goddess Gardener, Cynthia Brian shares her personal favorites. How do you stay cool in hot weather? Everyone loves outdoor activities but the summer season brings heat-related illness as well as fatalities.
“When the sun rises, I go to work. When the sun goes down, I take my rest. I dig the well from which I drink, I farm the soil which yields my food, I share creation. Kings can do no more.” Chinese proverb In the sizzling heat of summer, many annuals go to seed and flowers fade. Thankfully there are plants besides cacti and succulents that enjoy the higher temperatures. Most of my favorite summer bloomers are perennials that once established require minimal irrigation. My top