How to Select Perennials for All-Season Color

Keeping a flower garden colorful is easy when you include perennials that bloom at different times during the growing season.   Read More

6 Tips for Growing Clematis

These long-lived perennial vines have an important role in every flower garden. Read on and learn how to be successful with the "queen of climbers."   Read More

How to Divide Perennials

Not all perennials need to be divided, but for many, it's an important way to keep them healthy and attractive. Learn which perennials to divide and how to do it.   Read More

How to Stretch the Peony Season

To have peonies in bloom for as long as possible, choose varieties that flower at different times during the season.   Read More

How to Plant Bare Root Perennials

Learn about bare-root perennials and the best ways to help these young plants get off to a great start.   Read More

5 Tips for Growing Daylilies

Daylilies will grow almost anywhere and bloom for years with little to no attention. Find out how to get the most from these beautiful, hard-working plants.   Read More

5 Tips for Growing Peonies

These lush, early summer flowers are the height of elegance, yet they are also tough as nails. If you’re thinking about planting peonies, here are some tips to help ensure your success.   Read More

7 Tips for Growing Hostas

Hostas are the go-to perennial for shady gardens. They stay attractive all season, live for decades and require virtually no attention. Learn how to use these easy and rewarding shade-loving plants.   Read More

Buyer's Guide for Perennials

When choosing plants for your perennial garden, paying attention to hardiness zone, light requirements and planting time, will go a long way toward ensuring your success.   Read More

How to Cut Peonies

VIDEO In this short video, Hans Langeveld shows when and how to cut peony flowers for great-looking, long-lasting arrangements.   Read More

How to Grow Peonies in the South

These long-lived perennials grow best in areas with cold winters. But if you choose the right type of peonies and plant them properly, they can be grown successfully as far south as zones 8 and 9.   Read More

Planting and Caring for Perennials

Get your new plants off to a great start with these easy instructions for planting and care.   Read More