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PERENNIAL PLANTS HOW-TO

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 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

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

Planting and Caring for Perennials

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

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Creative Ways to Use Hostas in Your Yard and Garden

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Hostas are so incredibly tough and easy to grow, that they sometimes don’t get the respect they deserve. More than just problem solvers for shady areas where few other plants will survive, hostas offer gardeners an exciting palette of sizes, colors and textures. Here are some of the many creative ways to use hostas around your home and in

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How to Use Burgundy Flowers and Foliage

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Burgundy is a color that’s both potent and sophisticated. It’s a good one to have in your garden design tool kit. From garnet to merlot, maroon to mahogany, these dark, purple-red hues can take your garden to a whole new level. Read on for some creative ways to put burgundy flowers and foliage to work in your yard and garden. Create Accents and

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