In December, there are varied types of evergreen foliage that can be used to contrast form, color and texture in vases and centerpieces.
Unless the foliage of other perennials grows up to mask the bulb foliage as it decays, the garden looks a mess.
Although their early spring blooms are especially treasured, hellebores are stalwarts in the garden during all seasons.
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