perennials

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    Naturalistic Garden in New Jersey

    Today we’re in Hopewell, New Jersey, visiting with Courtney and Denys Turner. We have worked very hard to create hardy but beautiful perennial borders in our back and front gardens,…

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    Lily Time in Luana’s Garden

    Today we’re visiting Luana Carpenter’s garden in Massillon, Ohio. We’ve visited Luana’s garden before, and it is always a treat to be in this beautiful space. Check it out here.…

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    GPOD on the Road: Sarah P. Duke Gardens, Part 1

    Today we’re on the road with Teresa Watkins, visiting a beautiful public garden in North Carolina. A quick two-day trip to North Carolina provided the opportunity to capture the beauty…

  • Article

    The Garden at Indian Wells

    Richard Roth of New York City is sharing images today of a garden he and his wife had to leave behind. Gardens are like life. Change is the one constant,…

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    Design

    Perennials for Fall Color

    People flock to fall color hot spots every year to experience the best the season has to offer. The deciduous trees that grow across North America rarely disappoint. Year after…

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    Design

    Regional Picks: Perennial Hole Fillers – Southern California

      1. Chalk Live-Forever Name: Dudleya pulverulenta USDA Hardiness Zones: 8 to 11 Size: 1 foot tall and 22 inches wide Conditions: Full sun; sandy, well-drained soil A drought-tolerant California…

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    Design

    20 Great Perennials to Start From Seed

    Perennials are the workhorses of most gardens. They reliably return, year after year, and bulk up relatively fast. Perennials can be pricey, though, especially when compared to many annual plants,…

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    How-To

    Helping Your Plants Rebloom

    It is important to consider the biological nature of flowering: Plants produce seeds in an attempt to secure another generation. Hormonal signals direct plants to create seed, and chemical feedback…

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    Design

    Reliably Reblooming Perennial Plants

    There are many things to consider when selecting a herbaceous perennial plant for the garden. Some slots are for sentimental plantings, like a piece of Grandma’s peony from the family…

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    Design

    Perennial Rebloomers for the Northwest

    Dan Robarts says in his article on reblooming perennials, "...the criteria I generally adhere to for earning a spot in the beds at my home or botanical garden workplace center…