Asked on Mar 31, 2012

Flowers to plant around small tree

Suzanne3po3360 Sod (Donna Dixson)


3 answers
  • 360 Sod (Donna Dixson)
    on Apr 1, 2012

    Is your small tree in shade or in the sun? Do you want annuals or perennials? What colors do you like?

  • 3po3
    on Apr 1, 2012

    Also, what is the tree? I'm sure folks on here can offer some great recommendations. However, I find that I have asked similar questions here and of friends, then go to the nursery with a very specific list. But when I get there, I often just end up getting something that catches my eye, is on sale, and is recommended by the staff. Staffers at a good nursery (the garden addition to the big orange box store doesn't count) know best what is thriving and growing well and popular in your area.

  • Suzanne
    on Mar 2, 2015

    Marigolds can be planted from seeds, are short, colorful and will reseed themselves for next year. Dianthas are also short and have pretty colors.

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