Catch Basin Garden 3
Bradford Callery Pear
Pink Muhly
Bradford Callery Pear

Common name:Bradford Callery Pear
Botanical name:Pyrus calleryana 'Bradford'

The 'Bradford' is a deciduous tree that grows to a size of 25'-30'. Profuse clusters of single white flowers are borne in the spring from noticeably sweeping branches.

Pink Muhly

Common name:Pink Muhly
Botanical name:Muhlenbergia capillaris

Mounding grass grows quickly to 3' x 3'. Leaves are medium green and turn tan in fall. Pink airy plumes appear in fall. Place plants where pink flower plumes can be backlit by the sun. Look for selections with deep pink flower plumes. Accepts full sun or partial shade. Very frost tolerant. Prune in early spring for best looking new growth. Native to Texas and Mexico.


Common name:Rosemary
Botanical name:Rosmarinus officinalis

Evergreen shrub grows quickly to 4' x 6'. They can be grown in a clay pot with well-drained, porous soil in bright indoor light. Its beautiful, slowly trailing stems and shiny slender leaves are perfect for showing off the small light blue flowers that bloom throughout the year, most abundantly in winter and spring. Leaves are aromatic. Native to the Mediterranean.

Designer: David A. Grant

Catch Basin Garden 3

Photographer: GardenSoft

Soils and Compost:

Incorporate compost 6" into your soil to retain water, reduce compaction, feed earthworms, and provide valuable nutrients to your plants.

Water Saving Tip:

As the weather gets hotter avoid the temptation to increase run times.

Instead, schedule more start times with one to two hours in between to allow the water from the previous session to soak in before watering again.

Integrated Pest Management:

Remove irrigation water and fertilizer from areas where you don't want weeds to grow.