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.

How To Divide Perennials In The Summer – Fill Your Flowerbeds For Free!

Although spring and fall are popular times for splitting and dividing perennials, many perennials can be divided as soon as they finish blooming in the middle of summer. And summer dividing holds big advantages for both you, and your landscape! As soon as perennials like these shasta daisies finish blooming, they can be dug up,…

How To Keep Your Hosta Plants Looking Great – All Summer Long!

When it comes to keeping hosta plants looking great from spring to fall, a few simple tips and tricks can go a long way towards success. Hostas are one of the most popular shade-loving plants of all. Their lush, thick foliage fills flowerbeds with a color and texture like no other shade plant can do.…

How & Why To Cut Back Ornamental Grasses In Late Winter / Early Spring

Late winter is the perfect time to cut back ornamental grasses. Not only does it let you get a head start on your outdoor chores, it also is a great time to start creating new plants for your landscape ! Ornamental grass varieties are a wonderful addition to any landscape. They provide color, texture, beauty…

Planting & Growing Strawberries – How To Plant A Strawberry Patch

I still remember exactly why and when we planted our first strawberry patch at the farm. It was early spring of 2012, and Mary had just made her first ever batch of Strawberry-Honey Jam. It was a bit too early for strawberries to be ripe in our area, so she made it from a few…

How To Grow Asparagus – The Secrets To Plant & Grow A Delicious Crop!

There is simply nothing that compares to the fresh taste of home grown asparagus.   The crispness. The bright color. And of course, that amazing flavor! Asparagus is one vegetable that no matter how fresh it might look in the supermarket, it will never taste quite as good as when just-picked from the garden. And…

Are Poinsettias Dangerous To Pets & Children? A Big Myth Revealed!

We have all heard it a thousand times: poinsettias are extremely dangerous to cats, dogs, and children too! But is it really true? Tis the season when poinsettias deck the halls with their brilliant colors. As well as showing up around fireplaces, kitchen tables, and every possible place a little burst of holiday cheer is…

How To Prepare Flowerbeds For Winter, And Stop Next Year’s Weeds Now!

Autumn is here, and although it's the season for ghosts, goblins, hot chocolate and everything pumpkin, it's also time to prepare your flowerbeds for winter! How beds are put to rest this fall will have a lot to do with how they perform next year. And that includes everything from plant performance, to eliminating the…

An Amazing, Low-Cost Way To Create Gorgeous Planters & Baskets!

If you are looking for a way to create gorgeous homemade planters without breaking the bank, we have you covered with today's article! We love using planters, potted plants and hanging baskets all over our little farm. They are a simple and easy way to add instant color, texture and life to any space. We…