Tag: perennials

Ferns Are Delightful Without Bloom

UNITED STATES—Many of the most popular plants are expected to bloom to add color and fragrance to the garden. Many others are grown to...

Docile Annual And Perennial Vines

UNITED STATES—Most of the familiar vines really are exploitative bullies. They shade the same trees and shrubs that they climb for support. Some will...

Summer Perennials Are Now Blooming

UNITED STATES—Are warm season annuals really the most colorful flowers for summer? Perhaps. They have their limits though. They are also very demanding. They...

Deadheading Promotes And Prolongs Bloom

UNITED STATES—April showers bring May flowers. May flowers make a mess. Well, some of them do. Most simply disintegrate and fall from the trees,...

Some Annuals Are Really Perennials

UNITED STATES—Annuals are plants that complete their entire life cycle from germination to death within a single year. Biennials complete their entire life cycle...

What Bulbs Do After Bloom

UNITED STATES—Narcissus, daffodil, freesia, snowdrop, snowflake, grape hyacinth, various iris and most other early spring blooming bulbs and bulb like plants should be perennials....

Bulbs Are Not Finished Yet

UNITED STATES—It was easy to forget about spring bulbs after they went into the ground so unceremoniously last autumn. They got buried without so...

Get Perennials Ready For Winter

UNITED STATES—Dilemmas are common in gardening. Should summer vegetables that are still producing be removed so that winter vegetables can get started on time?...

Propagation Of Perennials By Division

UNITED STATES—Autumn is for more than planting. It is when most of the aggressive pruning gets stared. It might be the best time to...

Where The Green Ferns Grow

UNITED STATES—The list of what ferns will not do is more noteworthy than the list of what they will do. They do not bloom...
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