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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.

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…

How To Deadhead Flowers – The Secret To Keeping Plants Blooming Big!

If you have ever wondered how to deadhead flowers, or why it's so important for keeping your plants healthy and blooming beautiful - today's article is for you! Deadheading is the practice of removing old and decaying blooms from plants. And whether you are growing hanging baskets, pots and containers filled with annuals or flowering…

Potting Up Perennials – How To Create Gorgeous, Low Cost Planters!

If you are looking for a great way to create amazingly beautiful planters without breaking the bank - you are going to love today's article about potting up perennial plants. It truly is a great alternative to using short-lived and very expensive annuals for container plants! Every year, gardeners spend a small fortune on flowering…

5 Gorgeous Deer Resistant Perennials – How To Plant To Avoid Deer!

There is no better way to create a long-lasting, low-maintenance, damage-proof landscape than by filling your flowerbeds with deer resistant perennials. Especially when they just happen to be drought resistant plants too! Let's face it, deer can cause serious damage to flowerbeds. And in quick fashion! Whether it's chewing hostas to the ground, or nibbling…

Planting Asparagus – How To Plant, Grow & Harvest Perennial Asparagus

When it comes to planting asparagus, a few simple tips can go a long way to big success, year after year. Homegrown asparagus is in a league of its own when it comes to fresh, crisp, delicious flavor. Asparagus is one vegetable that no matter how fresh it might look in the supermarket, it can't…