YARD ETC | GIANT VERBENA
16997
post-template-default,single,single-post,postid-16997,single-format-standard,ajax_fade,page_not_loaded,boxed,,qode-title-hidden,columns-3,qode-child-theme-ver-1.0.0,qode-theme-ver-7.7,wpb-js-composer js-comp-ver-4.7.4,vc_responsive

13 Apr GIANT VERBENA

Summer´s “must have” in the garden is the Giant Verbena Verbena Bonariensis. The seeds take a long time to sprout and often need to be cold-treated (stratified), so you need to start on time! We do it like this: put the seeds in sowing soil and keep warm indoors for two weeks. Then move outside (or refrigerate) for two weeks. Then back indoors again. A little later, around April, we replant them into more nutritious soil and keep them in the greenhouse until placed in the garden by June. While waiting, we dream of summer’s bumblebees and butterflies…