Learn how the foliage of perennials contribute to the overall design of your garden.
Learn about the Fall-Blooming Aconite on this Focus on Flowers.
Now is the time to think about possible additions to the shrubs in your personal landscape.
Liriope muscari has grassy foliage and spikes of blue or white flowers in the heat of late summer. It is especially accommodating as an edging or groundcover and there are some varieties with handsome variegated leaves (eg ‘Silvery Sunproof” ).
Deer will eat any plant if they are hungry enough. However, like us, they find some foods more appetizing than others.
"April prepares her green traffic light and the world thinks GO." - Christopher Morley
Sage and lavender are used extensively in perennial borders but there is another, hyssop, that deserves more attention than it currently receives.
Many August bloomers are majestic erect plants that match the color of the sun and luxuriate in its heat.
At this time of the year the graceful cimicifugas point their spires of tiny white flowers towards the sky.