A list of the plants that carry my garden through the tough days of August.
Your summer and fall gardens will reflect your April efforts. This is our time to move things while they are still small.
In much of the Northern Hemisphere, March is the month where every garden worthy of the name, does have some daffodils in bloom.
Survey your garden and try to imagine it in spring and summer, and identify dead spots and relocate new perennial divisions to those.
Japanese garden design is well known for its focus on different shades and textures of foliage, with a minimal use of flowers.
Many of us in the Midwest are planting even more peonies than ever. These easy-care plants do have some problems. One is buds that never develop into blooms.
Balloon flowers' petals flare out so that the bottom of the flower is broader than the top and shaped like a bell.
In the Midwest, May is the month when our bearded iris bloom, and they are often combined in beds with the multi-petaled peony, another May-flowering perennial.
Freezing temperatures at the end of winter may injure plants that have started growing for Spring.
Think now about opportunities to layer more plants in your own landscape next year.