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Tablescapes 101

Wedding, soiree, gala, banquet, celebration, party, gathering, shower, shin-dig, whatever you’re planning, I’ve got some tips to help you create a beautiful tablescape from top to bottom! Step 1: Choose a Theme & Color Scheme Define what type of look you want to create; for example, rustic, coastal, glamorous. Decide what colors you’d like to…

Ellis County Master Gardeners Monthly Tips

• Plant warm-season annual flowers. For sun (6+hours per day): angelonias, copper plants, firebush, lantana, moss rose, purslane, pentas, ornamental sweet potatoes and zinnias. For shade (less than 4 hours per day): begonias, coleus, impatiens and perilla. Select short, compact plants. • Plant okra and southern peas (black-eyed peas, etc). Squash, cucumbers and melons can…