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Winterizing Your Perennials

Winterizing Your Perennials

Getting the perennial garden ready for fall and winter means many things to many gardeners. Choosing your level of comfort is a good place to start! Methods range from doing nothing at all to carefully attending to each plant and its needs. There is a school of...
Summer Bloomers

Summer Bloomers

Achillea Better known as yarrow, achillea has many advantages. This is one tough and tolerant plant. Growing to between 1.5′ and 3′, yarrow isn’t very picky about soil conditions, can weather dry conditions and multiplies without any help at all. The...
Dividing Irises & Daylilies

Dividing Irises & Daylilies

August is a great time for dividing perennial plants to expand your garden. Irises and daylilies can be divided now. If your Siberian irises have stopped blooming then they are definitely in need of division. Dividing Iris – If you have 20 fans, it’s time to divide...
Daylily Companions

Daylily Companions

Daylilies are the showy queens of the perennial garden. Reliable, sturdy and beautiful all in one flower. They are almost impossible to lose, even with all of the things Mother Nature throws at them. But, unless you want total uniformity in your planting, you’ll...