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Perennial Plants & Care

Perennials are a great way to add lasting color and beauty to your landscape! Not only do the come back year after year, they can be divided and split to create new plants for free!

Here is a look at all of our articles on perennials in the landscape – from planting, to dividing, splitting and more.

What To Do With Your Lilac Bushes After They Bloom – Late Spring Lilac Care!

Lilac bushes are one of the most colorful and beautiful sights of early spring, but what do you with them after they bloom can play a big role in their long-term health - and just how well they bloom next year too! Lilacs have become a staple in the landscape for early season color. With…

Spring Hosta Care – How To Divide, Transplant & Fertilize Hostas For Big Blooms!

Spring is near, and that means it's time to clean up, fertilize, and divide and transplant any overgrown hostas to provide the spring hosta care they need for a great growing season! Hostas are one of the most popular perennials of all in the home landscape. With their massive canopy of showy leaves and spiky…

How To Care For Ornamental Grasses In The Fall – To Cut Or Not To Cut!

What should I do with my ornamental grasses in fall? Do they need to be cut back or should they be left standing through the winter months? And what about dividing - can that be done before winter as well? Ornamental grass care questions like these come in quite frequently each and every autumn season.…

How To Clean Up Your Flowerbeds This Fall – And Stop Next Year’s Weeds Too!

Fall has arrived - and that means it's time to start cleaning up your flowerbeds before winter settles in. How you clean up the annuals, perennials and bushes in your flowerbeds this fall can have a massive impact on the health and vitality of your beds next year. And even more, it can play a…

Hostas In The Fall – When & How To Cut Back, Divide & Transplant Hostas

When it comes to caring for your hostas this fall, a few little tasks will go a long way in creating healthier plants in your flowerbeds next year. And that means hostas with brighter color, bigger foliage, and more robust bloom sets! Hosta plants are one of the most popular perennials of all. With their…

What To Do With Hydrangeas After They Bloom – How To Prune & More!

So what exactly should you do with your hydrangeas after they bloom? Is it okay to prune them? Should you be deadheading the spent blooms? Those questions are two of the most popular about hydrangeas that come to us every summer. And with very good reason. The simple truth is, how you care for your…

Summer Daylily Care – What To Do With Your Daylilies After They Bloom!

What should I do with my daylilies after they bloom in the middle of summer? That question is one of the most popular ones of all coming into the blog right now, and with good reason. Daylilies are a fantastic choice for the landscape. They are low-maintenance, hardy, and for the most part, both deer…

How To Stop Slugs Naturally – 5 Great Methods To Control Slugs

Is it really possible to stop slugs naturally? You bet it is! Unfortunately, the past few weeks here at the farm have been exceptionally wet. And because of that, the slugs have certainly enjoyed a resurgence. But we have been ready with an answer! Slugs prefer cool and damp conditions. And although it has been…
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