Add perennials to your landscape design for a low-maintenance and beautiful garden. These great plant combinations will inspire you to add more colorful perennial flowers to your yard and to your front porch. Add perennials to your landsc
UPDATED Infographic: Want more butterflies in your yard? Plant the nectar plants they love! Here’s a great list of butterfly-attracting annual and perennial plants — including those needed for butterfly larvae. – New Gardening Ideas
UPDATED Infographic: Want more butterflies in your yard? Plant the nectar plants they love! Here's a great list of butterfly-attracting annual and perennial plants — including those needed for butterfly larvae.
Perennial Plant Combinations - Make your flower border more interesting by pairing perennials with different flower shapes. Here, for example, the skinny, bright blue flower spikes of veronica contrast nicely with the fat, rounded blooms of coneflower.
How to Grow, Harvest, and Preserve Bee Balm (Monarda)
Monarda is a popular perennial plant used in bee and butterfly gardens. It is commonly known as Bee balm and its fragrant blossoms attract bees, hummingbirds, butterflies, and other pollinating insects. Monarda also has a long history of medicinal uses by
Coral Bells (Heuchera hybrids) Cut flowering stems below the low mound of foliage as coral bells finish blooming. Dead-heading will extend the flowering and will sometimes promote a smaller, second flowering.
The Hardiest of Hardy Perennials. Generally speaking, a plant is classified as a perennial if it can survive to Zone Above that range, plants become tender perennials or annuals. For the purpose of this article, we will only consider the "hardiest" of
Tips on Dividing Perennial Plants~ Quote: Keep this handy! There is a wealth of information here about dividing perennials! Also a list of best times to divide them. Definitely the best, clearest instructions I've seen (from Fine Gardening)