Wyoming Master Gardener Coordinator
1000 E University Ave
Laramie, WY 82071
Care of Flowering Potted Plants (Publication #B-1146)
Flowering potted plants are often purchased throughout the year as gifts or for interior decoration. These greenhouse-grown flowers make colorful displays, especially during holiday seasons. Proper care can increase the display period of flowers, but few of these plants can permanently be kept in bloom in homes. Care of Flowering Potted Plants explains that such plants should be considered much like freshly cut flowers and offers information on purchasing tips, light, temperature, water, humidity, fertilizer, general care, and care after bloom.
Landscaping: Herbaceous Perennials for Wyoming (Publication #B-1152)
Herbaceous perennials are non-woody plants which live more than two years and usually die back to the ground every fall. They are important in Wyoming gardens and landscapes because of their diversity in flowering time, foliage color and texture, flower color and size, and winter interest. Perennial blossoms are usually quite attractive, and some may bloom early in the season before annuals can even be planted. There are literally thousands of species, many of which will thrive in Wyoming. Landscaping: Herbaceous Perennials for Wyoming gives tips on raising dozens of different plants and also discusses soil and bed preparation, planting, watering, mulching, fertilizing, staking, pests, fall clean-up, and winter care.
Landscaping: Flowering Annuals for Wyoming (Publication #B-1170)
Annuals are highly important in Wyoming gardens and landscapes because of their diversity in foliage color and texture, flower color and size, and adaptability. Annual blossoms are quite colorful and plants will bloom all growing season. There are hundreds of species and cultivars available, most of which will thrive in Wyoming. Here's how.