hardy plants

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    Design

    Satisfying Your Zone Envy in the Northern Plains

    There are many plants that grow in the rest of the United States that we probably will never be able to grow in the Northern Plains. However, there are a…

  • hardy perennials for midwest
    Design

    Tough, Hardy Native Perennials for the Midwest

    Native perennials are becoming more popular and more available to gardeners every year. They have the merits of being adaptable in our climate, and some need less maintenance because they…

  • Collection

    Tough Yet Pretty Plants

    Next time you’re at Disneyland, study the plants. Their connection with the adjacent rides is simply astounding; the thistle-like Miss Wilmot’s Ghost (Eryngium giganteum, Zones 3–9) surrounding the Haunted House…

  • Design

    10 Plants for Year-Round Containers

    These survivors can stay in pots for years, lending consistency to your designs