Perennials

Poison Ivy: What You Need to Know to Stay Safe

Summer means many things, beautiful gardens, backyard fun, and long walks in nature. Unfortunately, nice weather also means a few not-so-attractive things like mosquitoes...

Everything You Need to Know About Planting and Caring for Passion...

Do you love exotic flowers, but think they’re either out of your gardening expertise or not likely to grow in your hardiness zone? Then...

7 Tips for Beautiful Hydrangeas

Renowned for their lush, eye-catching blooms, hydrangeas add old-fashioned charm to any garden. You might think hydrangeas are high maintenance. But surprisingly, they need...

Think Flowers are Just for Show? Think Again

Flowers add beauty to the environment, but the colorful blossoms may have added benefits that you haven’t considered. Many familiar flowers are edible, and...

7 Flower Bulb Shopping Tips

Shopping for spring-flowering bulbs isn’t as easy as it seems. Take a few minutes to review these helpful tips and tricks before you end...

How to Grow Perfect Peonies Like Your Grandmother

Peonies remind me of my grandparents and my mother, who always had these beautiful anchor flowers in their gardens. My mother even had an...

Grow Climbing Roses: Tips for Success

There’s just something about climbing roses that makes me think of idyllic English gardens and fairytale cottages. If you love the look but have...

Best Flowering Vines to Grow on a Trellis

There’s nothing like a flowering vine to really tie your yard together and add a unique visual element. Once you have put structures in...

Top Perennials for Floridians

If you live in Florida, you’ve likely experienced the unexpected difficulty of trying to start a perennial garden. While it may seem like everything...

10 Best Shade-Tolerant Plants

Contrary to popular opinion, a shade garden doesn’t just have to be filled with boring foliage (no offense, foliage) or left empty. In fact,...