I'm in Brooklyn, NY.
The City of New York just planted a tree in front of my house. They dug and prepared a 4' x 6' area for the tree. I would like to plant some flowers or flowering plants ( not too tall & very low maintenance) in the the area beneath the tree.
I'm not a gardener...
http://www.durgan.org/URL/?Qunicy 7 May 2009 Hybrid flowering quince (Chaenomeles x superba)
A hard, prolific fruit is produced, which is too sour to overcome with sugar. The red flower is attractive, particularly in early Spring. There are two bushes in the garden area.
http://www.durgan.org/ShortURL/?SZYNY 31 August 2008 Flowering Quince (Chaenomeles speciosa) Fruit detail
The fruit will be picked in October. This is my first experience with the fruit, so will be experimenting.
http://www.durgan.org/ShortURL/?NDZNK Summary: Chaenomeles speciosa 'Rubra' /...
http://www.durgan.org/ShortURL/?HKDXQ 27 August 2008 Chaenomeles speciosa 'Rubra' / Rubra Japanese Flowering Quince
My two plants are bearing many fruit, which will be harvested in late Fall. This is my first experience with this fruit.
Fabulous Flowering Shrub Formula
1 bushelful of dried oak leaves,
Coffee grounds, as much as you can find, and
Boiling water to cover the dry ingredients.
Let the mixture sit for a few days, strain, and use the liquid by sprinkling 1 cup of it on the ground around each bush. In the spring...