Foliage colors are especially good for creating interesting beds and borders.
Plants, like people, often seem better because of the virtues of others.
I have recently become besotted with chartreuse foliage, even though, or perhaps because, it is a color that I have never been able to wear.
Although their early spring blooms are especially treasured, hellebores are stalwarts in the garden during all seasons.
Think now about opportunities to layer more plants in your own landscape next year.
Learn how the foliage of perennials contribute to the overall design of your garden.
While bulbs provide a lot of flower power in Spring, it is best to accompany them with herbaceous perennials that will outlast bulb foliage.
Many white flowers bloom in May, but the tiarella is one of the only ones to bloom so prettily in the shade.
Sometimes there are wet spots in a garden that need permanent plantings to convert a liability into an asset.
According to legend, after creation, God gave a name to each plant. When he thought he was finished he heard a little voice say, "What about me?"