All About Peonies

Peonies are perennial garden classics, loved for their extravagant, early summer blossoms. They are dependable, incredibly long-lived plants and will bloom for generations.   Read More

All About Clematis

Clematis are hardy perennials with tall, vining stems that climb up trellises, over arbors and through other plants.   Read More

All About Daylilies

Daylilies may be the most carefree of all perennials. They thrive in almost any type of soil, will grow in sun or shade, and are rarely troubled by insect pests or disease.    Read More

All About Hostas

Hostas are carefree, long-lived perennials that thrive in the shade. Unlike most perennials, hostas are grown for their colorful foliage rather than for their flowers.   Read More

All About Astilbe

Astilbe are carefree perennials that brighten shady gardens with their brilliant summer color.   Read More

All About Dicentra

Dicentra is an elegant, easy care perennial for shady gardens. Commonly known as bleeding heart, its distinctive blossoms dangle from slender, arching stems.   Read More

All About Phlox

Generations of gardeners have relied on garden phlox to keep their perennial gardens colorful from midsummer to fall. The large clusters of fragrant flowers are attractive to both hummingbirds and butterflies.   Read More

All About Iris

Iris are sun-loving plants with silky, brightly-colored flowers and sword-like foliage. There are many types of irises, suitable to a wide range of growing conditions.    Read More

All About Ferns

Ferns add beautiful color and texture to shady gardens and landscapes. Learn how to plant and how to grow these elegant, long-lived perennials.   Read More

All About Liatris

Liatris is a summer-blooming perennial with grassy foliage and fuzzy, bottle-brush flowers. This North American wildflower is a butterfly favorite and is easy to grow in gardens or naturalized areas.   Read More

All About Lily of the Valley

Lily of the valley is a carefree, shade-loving ground cover with fragrant spring flowers. Learn where to plant and how to grow this adaptable perennial.   Read More

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How to Design a Backyard Cutting Garden

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If you love making fresh flower arrangements, planting a cutting garden is the best way to ensure you will always have lots of beautiful, homegrown flowers, ready for the picking. The purpose of a cutting garden is different from a regular flower garden. You don’t need to worry about design basics like style, flow, scale and symmetry. In a cutting garden,

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6 Tips for Growing Clematis – the Queen of Climbers

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Clematis have an important role to play in any flower garden. As they scramble up trellises, climb over arbors and thread themselves through other plants, these perennial vines weave a rich tapestry of color and texture. Read on for six tips that will help you be successful growing the “queen of climbers.” Do Your Research There are many wonderful clematis varieties to choose from,

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