Your Daily Dose of Natural Beauty, courtesy Advertiser Zenith Holland Nursery – Vibrant African Daisies and a punch of color:
Today’s images bring deep pink/purple to the garden – the dazzling African Daisy – which is a tender or half-hardy perennial which can bloom from May to September. It is most often grown as an annual. There are many colors and varieties of African Daisy, most like the sun as the name might suggest, but surprisingly, some don’t really like hot, dry weather and can successfully be grown in areas with partial sun.
According to The Spruce, African daisies need about an inch of water per week and, ” During periods of drought or intense heat, the plants will slow down and go dormant. Keep the plants well-watered and deadheaded and they will resume blooming when the weather cools.”
African Daisies are suitable for both containers, and in the garden, sure to bring color and interest while in bloom. You can learn more about growing African Daisies on The Spruce Blog:
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This “Daily Dose of Natural Beauty” is brought to you by Zenith Holland Nursery, thanking you and the South King County community for your continuing support.
As a designated “Essential Business” member of the Food and Agriculture sector, Zenith Holland Nursery is operating daily offering a broad selection of edibles including fruits and cool season vegetable starts that can be planted now. Owner /Operator Lyn Robinson and her husband are on site daily to assist customers with their horticultural needs, while other staff remain safely at home.
If you are one of the many folks who would like to seize your stay-at-home time to plant a Victory garden, Zenith Holland can help. They are a local resource for seeds, soil and fertilizer. While practicing social distancing measures on site, they can also answer questions or orders by phone.
Established in 1907, Zenith Holland Nursery is proud to be the oldest continually operating business in Des Moines. They specialize in growing and providing quality plants ranging from hardy perennials to culinary herbs, colorful annuals, sedums, ground covers and hanging baskets. The nursery sits on just over an acre of land with eleven greenhouses.
Zenith Holland is located just south of downtown Des Moines at 23260 Marine View Drive South (map below).
Their current hours are:
- Monday through Sunday from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. so you can shop small, shop local, shop essential.
Zenith Holland Nursery
23260 Marine View Drive South
Des Moines, WA 98198
Phone: (206) 878-7002
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