Weekend Gardener

Blog based on my best-selling ebook "The Weekend Gardener"- The Busy Persons' Guide To A Beautiful Backyard Garden by Victor K. Pryles

Monday, June 19, 2006

Flowers With Good Looking Foliage

Have you ever wanted to grow some annuals from seed for cutting, but weren't sure the foliage would look as good as the flowers themselves?

Well, most annual flowers grown for cutting are no great stuff in the pretty leaf department, but many weekend gardeners think highly of Cosmos bipinnatus, the common cosmos. Its foliage is a bright light green and the plants make lots of it so their attractive even when not in flower.