Digging up the root ball of an established plant completely and cutting it into sections actually benefits the plant.
A perennial is a flowering plant that lives for three or more years.
Perennial beds need to be well dug initially to loosen the soil and then amended with compost or other organic material.
Begonias are beloved because of their textured, colorful foliage, as well as their pretty flowers.
Plants with common names that are not so pretty should not deter us from using them in our gardens.
Sedums with dark-colored leaves look striking in the fall garden and contrast with the colorful autumn leaves.
When one has lots of different plants, it doesn’t always contribute to harmony and cohesion in a garden…
As I look at my garden, my eye goes to a few plants that I’ve had for years and feel I could not live without.