HomeStyle: Top 10 annual plants for quick summer color

Posted: April 18, 2014 at 11:07 a.m.

Who isn’t anxious to get new color into the garden after the abysmal winter we had, asks Janet Carson in HomeStyle. But visiting garden centers can be stressful because there are so many great plants out there — and only so much space to fill at home.

Summer annuals are replanted each season. Since they are only around for one part of one year, people want to invest in tough plants that can take an Arkansas summer and still bloom well.

Carson says she is always in favor of trying something new in the garden, but to get you started, see Saturday’s Arkansas Democrat-Gazette for her top 10 most reliable summer annuals.