Columbine Genus: Aquilegia spp. Zones: 3-9 Bloom time: May; then six weeks later. To prune: Cut the stems all the way back to the foliage. Good to know: After the second bloom, leave the blossoms on the plant to reseed.
Nasturtium 'Kiki Kiss': This beautiful plant is not only gorgeous to look at, it's great for pest control too. Here's how to use it to deter pests: http://www.gardenersworld.com/blogs/plants/growing-nasturtiums/4597.html Photo by Jason Ingram