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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.

How To Keep Poinsettias Blooming Longer! 3 Simple Secrets To Success

Looking for how to keep your poinsettias blooming big, bright and beautiful all through the holiday season? With colors that range from deep red to crimson, white and more, there is little doubt the poinsettia is the official flower of the holiday season. Often known as the Christmas flower, they are perfect for decorating a…

What To Do With Your Hosta Plants Before Winter

Wondering what you should do with your hosta plants before winter arrives? Should they be cut back? Do they need protection to help them through the winter? And what about hostas that have grown too large - can you divide them this late in the season? As the cooler temperatures of Autumn settle in, hosta…

Dividing Perennials In The Fall – How To Create More Plants For Free!

There is no better way to fill your flowerbeds full of free plants than by digging up, dividing and transplanting your existing perennials in the fall! Dividing perennials on a regular basis not only creates additional plants for your landscape, it also helps to keep your plants healthier and manageable. Perennials that remain in the…

Saving Geraniums – How To Keep Your Geraniums Alive Over Winter!

Did you know that saving your geraniums and keeping them alive over winter is not only possible - it's actually quite easy to do? Geraniums are one of the most popular flowers of all for adding big color in the spring, summer and fall. With their long stems, bright green foliage and clustered petals they…

Fall Rose Bush Care – How To Get Roses Ready For Winter

When it comes to caring for your rose bushes this fall, what you do now can play a huge role in not only how well they survive winter - but also in just how well your roses bloom and perform next spring and summer. Roses can be a bit confusing when it comes to fall…

How To Save Ferns – Keeping Ferns Indoors Over The Winter

Looking for a way to save your beautiful ferns over the winter and keep them around to grow again next summer? Then today's article is just for you! Ferns are one of the most popular plants of all for summer decorating. With their gorgeous, bright green canopy of cascading foliage, they are perfect for bringing…

How To Keep Mums Blooming Big – 4 Big Secrets To Long Lasting Blooms!

How can I keep my mums blooming strong and beautiful all through the autumn season? That question is one that finds it way into our inbox each and every fall. And in record numbers this year for sure! It's hard to find a more popular plant for fall decorating than mums. Not only are they…

How To Keep Hosta Plants Beautiful & Healthy – All Summer Long!

Is it really possible to keep your hosta plants looking strong, healthy and beautiful - even through the long, hot summer months? You bet it is! Hostas are one of the most popular shade-loving plants of all. Their lush, thick foliage can fill a flowerbed with loads of color and texture. From a near endless…
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