In shady perennial gardens, foliage is just as important as flowers. Combining different leaf textures, shapes and colors adds a new dimension of design opportunities. Discover ten easy-care favorites for the shade.
Sun-loving perennials are the backbone of most flower gardens. Once planted, they return to bloom again each year. Choosing easy-care perennials that are adaptable and long-blooming will give you a colorful garden with the minimum amount of work.
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
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