Perennials

Great perennials to choose from, plus how to plant and care for them.

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Asters

U. NEBRASKA-LINCOLN UNL Extension Landscape Horticulture Specialist Kim Todd shows us some great selections of asters for fall color.

Astilbes

U. ILLINOIS EXTENSION Astilbe is a good choice for a slightly-shaded area in your garden. It blooms around June and has attractive fern-like foliage that is attractive all season. Learn more at the Illinois Extension website and on their extensive Youtube channel.

Perennial Border Design

NASHVILLE, TN From WNPT’s Volunteer Gardener.   Designer Troy Marden describes for viewers the perennials at Cheekwood Gardens.

How to Dead-head Perennials

U. ILLINOIS EXTENSION: When your perennial blooms start to fade, deadheading can help clean up your garden. Learn more at the Illinois Extension website and on their extensive Youtube channel.

5 Tips for Planting a New Flower Bed

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How to Grow Garden Phlox

U. ILLINOIS EXTENSION Phlox is an old garden favorite that has been improved to resist diseases like powdery mildew, but still require a good amount of fertilizer to perform well. Learn more at the Illinois Extension website and on their extensive Youtube channel.

Perennial Border Makeover

OREGON Laura/Garden Answer redesigns  her perennial border. Links to things talked about in this video: Prairie Winds® ‘Desert Plains’ Fountain Grass Pennisetum – http://goo.gl/XdShbQ Rock ‘N Grow® ‘Maestro’ Autumn Stonecrop Sedum – http://goo.gl/IvakY2 Anna’s Magic Ball™ Arborvitae – http://goo.gl/hlb9xP Amazing Daisies™ Daisy May® Shasta Daisy – http://goo.gl/HA2KdL Lo & Behold® ‘Blue Chip’ Butterfly Bush – …Read more »

Prairie Grasses

U. NEBRASKA LINCOLN UNL Extension Landscape Horticulture Specialist Kim Todd discusses the proper way to view the prairie and how it can be incorporated into a home landscape. Visit UNL’s Backyard Farmer website and Youtube Channel for more info.

Pollinator Garden Tour

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Pink Muhly Grass

OKLAHOMA STATE From Oklahoma Gardening: Host Casey Henteges introduces a beautiful ornamental grass that will bring a pop of color to any garden, Muhly Grass.

Tall Rudbeckias (Black-Eyed Susans)

U. ILLINOIS EXTENSION U of I Extension horticulture educator Greg Stack talks about adding big and bold perennials – tall rudbeckias – to your garden. Learn more at the Illinois Extension website and on their extensive Youtube channel.

Prairie Flowers Hardy in Kansas

KANSAS STATE EXTENSION: Prairie plants are well adapted for Kansas. They remind of us of our past, and create a natural beauty in our landscapes. These perennials are easy to maintain, and you can enjoy them year after year. For more information visit the Kansas Extension website and Youtube Channel.