I'm always amazed by the perennials in my garden that bloom so vigorously into the fall. These powerhouse plants have the color to back up their efforts—they are as brilliant in hue as they are are strong in stem. Fall perennials provide such a show in the garden for us gardeners, but also are an ... Read More about Grow These Fall Perennials for Brilliant Autumn Color!
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Every garden needs the personal touch that comes from unique and diverse plants. Yet those plants are not always able to handle the sunniest areas of the garden. That's where these plants come in. This list of tried-and-true hardy perennials for sun is essential to build the foundation of a ... Read More about These Hardy Perennials for Sun are the Toughest on the Block
Have you tried starting perennials from seed? I often see the seeds for sale but I worry that it will take many years to grow an actual flower head or a decent sized plant. However, what I have learned is that there is a way to jump start perennials from seed so that they are large and established ... Read More about Save Money and Start these 14 Perennials from Seed
Shade gardens can be bor-ring unless you spice it up with these hardy beauties made for the shade. These plants all thrive in shady spaces while adding color and interest. 7 Perfect Perennials for a Shady Garden Ajuga Bees love the bright blue-to-purple flowers of this glossy, ... Read More about The 7 Best Perennials for Shade Gardens
Perennials are wonderful garden plants. Plants that are hardy enough to continue growing each year in your garden are considered perennials (as opposed to annuals which you need to replant every year). They can be very low maintenance once established, providing gorgeous blooms and even edible parts ... Read More about Dividing Perennials 101: Tips for a Beautiful Garden
Replacing your garden plants with drought-tolerant perennials is the smart choice for a low-maintenance garden that conserves water. The climate is changing and what we used to be able to count on for garden micro-climates is now all over the map. By now you may know that I live in Vancouver, BC. ... Read More about Top 10 Drought-Tolerant Perennials