Candytuft....year round flowering everygreen. early spring bloom. full sun. zones 4-8. I have these they like a trim back , after bloom to keep them thick. snip flower buds off...or let them cascade for a ground cover.
House Finch. House Finches are small-bodied finches with fairly large beaks & somewhat long, flat heads. The wings are short, making the tail seem long by comparison. Adult males are rosy red around the face and upper breast, with streaky brown back, belly and tail. In flight, the red rump is conspicuous. Adult females are plain grayish-brown with thick, blurry streaks and an indistinctly marked face / birds I love...
Grow spring/green onions in only 10 days! Great gardening project for kids. Best of all they can be grown on your kitchen bench without soil. Snip & use as needed. Replant the roots in your garden for even longer harvesting. For more tips see http://themicrogardener.com/guide-to-growing-spring-onions/. | The Micro Gardener
Power Perennials: Plants That Thrive No Matter What
Lily 'Starlette', a perennial, attracts RUBY THROATED HUMMINGBIRDS and BEES. Great for borders for naturalizing, beautiful in front of your house. Bulb/Tuber Size: 14 cm - 16 cm, Color: Red Blooms with Orange Heart and Tips, Planting Season: Spring, Bloom Season: Early to Mid Summer, Height at Maturity: 3ft - 4ft, Planting Depth: 6" Deep, Light Requirement: Sun / Partial Shade. Found on: http://allthingsplants.com/plants/photo/27275/