On-Contour Swale
Golden Wonder Senna
Golden Wonder Senna

Common name:Golden Wonder Senna
Botanical name:Senna splendida

This small tree/shrub brings forth a burst of bright orange yellow color in its flowers of 1-2", which are loosely clustered at the ends of branches. After flowering, it benefits from severe pruning to control size and decrease seed production. It can reach 15-18' tall by 15' wide.


On-Contour Swale

Photographer: GardenSoft

Soils and Compost:

Practice grass-cycling by leaving short grass clippings on lawns after mowing, so that nutrients and organic matter are returned to the soil.

Integrated Pest Management:

Attract, or buy beneficial insects such as ladybugs and lacewings to control pest outbreaks in your garden.