Large, rapidly spreading or invasive perennials can become more trouble than they’re worth in small spaces. Gardening expert Madison Moulton lists 10 perennials best avoided in small gardens and what you can plant instead.
Looking for an orange iris variety to zest up the yard? Hoping to install a few garden stars that’ll set a sunny tone? With 300 species and thousands of cultivars, there are plenty of orange iris varieties to choose from. In this article, certified master gardener Liz Jaros profiles 11 of her favorites, offering growing tips and maintenance requirements for each.
Interested in growing some bicolor iris this year but not sure if it’s the right plant for you? Wondering what kind of iris you can grow in your southern garden? In this article, certified master gardener Liz Jaros offers 9 reasons why you might want to give this lesser-known, warm-climate iris a closer look.
Thinking about adding sea holly to your gardens this year? These sun-loving perennials produce stunning purplish-blue flowers that can fill your most hard-to-plant areas. In this article, gardening expert Jill Drago shares all you need to know about growing and caring for sea holly.
California Poppies are bright native flowers that are ideal for water-wise gardens. Gardening expert Madison Moulton discusses Eschscholzia californica, with tips on how to successfully plant and care for them.
Do you want the look of a mature rose garden, fast? Some robust rose varieties take less time to reach full size, giving you nearly instant garden gratification. In this article, gardening expert and rose enthusiast Danielle Sherwood shares 17 fast-growing roses to transform your garden.
Do you need a bullet-proof rose? Feared for their finicky reputation, how roses actually perform in your garden is impacted by where you live and the variety you choose. In this article, gardening expert and rose enthusiast Danielle Sherwood lists 17 tough roses known to thrive and look good in a variety of climates, no green thumb required!
Do you want a garden that’s both ornamental and eco-friendly? Wild roses are beautiful and provide essential habitat and food sources for wildlife. In this article, gardening expert and rose enthusiast Danielle Sherwood shares 15 wild roses and the perks they offer your garden!
Have you been eyeing a new raised bed? Raised beds are a perfect vessel for perennial gardens. Most perennials will grow nicely in raised beds, while others may need more space to spread out. In this article, gardening expert Jill Drago will list 27 perennials that are perfect for your raised beds.