Five Favorite Plants That Are Frugal

Here’s my top five favorite plant list, at least for today. This is the season for garden tours in my area so I’m liable to come up with some brand new favorites each time I get to wander through someone else’s garden full of favorites. But for now, my list shapes up like this:

lambs ear

Lamb’s Ear (Stachys Lanata)

This plant is thought to be native to Turkey and considered a weed there. I love it in my garden for the wonderful silvery light green color of the foliage as well as the soft texture of the leaves. Most gardening directions say that it needs partial shade, but I’ve got it in all sorts of situations and it seems to do fine no matter where I put it.



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4 Responses to Five Favorite Plants That Are Frugal

  1. Ann says:

    What a great list!

    I always have additional warter-related questions due to the fact I live in a mostly-desert climate. Rainfall comes in seasons: a couple of weeks in the spring, and a couple of weeks in the fall. There is a random rainshower otherwise. And we can’t make snowmen in the winter.

    Like having high-altitude directions on baked goods, can you supply some low-water directions with your plants?

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  3. Martha says:

    I love the TickleMe Plant. It is kids favorite plant as the fan like leaves MOVE when Tickled! This is no joke. The leaves instantly fold and even the branches droop. It is becoming a great first pet as well as the TickleMe Plant is so animated.

  4. Steve says:

    Cool I was looking all over for this plant! I love the TickleMe Plant party favors!

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