Perennials

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

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Moss Maintenance: Beyond the Basics

NORTH CAROLINA, by Mossin’ Annie An addendum to “Fall Moss Garden Maintenance”, Mossin’ Annie goes hands-on to demonstrate the finer points of in-depth care for your moss garden during the fall season. View “Fall Moss Garden Maintenance with Mossin’ Annie” here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nh9S1…. We encourage you to LIKE and SHARE this moss video with your friends and …Read more »

Golden Groundsel (Ragwort)

OKLAHOMA STATE In this episode of Oklahoma Gardening published 4/22/16 Casey Hentges adds color to the landscape with the native plants Groundsel and Woolly Groundsel, also known as Prairie Ragwort.View post Visit Oklahoma State’s website and Youtube channel for more info.

Garden Mums, Symbol of Fall

LOUISIANA STATE U. Chrysanthemums, or ‘garden mums’ as they’re called, are a symbol of fall. On this edition of Get It Growing, LSU AgCenter horticulturist Dan Gill explains how to select mums that can provide nice color for your fall landscape.

Cutting back Perennials

U. ILLINOIS EXTENSION Cutting back overgrown perennials makes for a more compact, manageable, and attractive plant. Learn more at the Illinois Extension website and on their extensive Youtube channel.

Deadheading – How and Why

Mississippi State Extension By horticulturist Dr. Gary “Garcia” Bachman. Subscribe to the Miss State Extension Youtube Channel. Transcript: To borrow a phrase, “I’m all about easy” when comes to maintaining the landscape, especially in the summer season. But this time of year there is one garden chore that helps to keep many flowering plants looking …Read more »

Iris: Low-Maintenance Spring Bloomers

MIDWEST By nationally known gardening expert, author & TV/radio host Melinda Myers. Add various bearded iris to your garden for a long season of bloom. These low maintenance spring bloomers come in a variety of sizes and colors. The miniature dwarf varieties are the first to flower. As the spring progresses, so does the blooming sequence. …Read more »

Moving Perennials in Fall or Early Spring

BOSTON, MA Help from horticulturist and meteorologist Dave Epstein of GrowingWisdom.com. Visit his Youtube Channel for lots more excellent videos.

Ornamental Grasses

MASSACHUSETTS From horticulturist/meteorologist Dave Epstein of Growing Wisdom. Visit his Youtube Channel for lots more excellent videos.

Summer Power Perennials with Kelly Norris

DES MOINES, IA By Better Homes and Gardens with Kelly Norris of the Des Moines Botanical Garden. Learn the best perennials for scorching summer days — including colorful flowers that last into fall. Subscribe to the Better Homes and Gardens Channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_c… Official Better Homes and Gardens Website: http://www.bhg.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mybhg Twitter: http://twitter.com/bhg Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/bhg/ …Read more »

Beebalm and other Plants that Spread

MASSACHUSETTS Advice about Beebalm and other plants that spread in the garden from horticulturist and meteorologist Dave Epstein of GrowingWisdom.com. Visit his Youtube Channel for lots more excellent videos.

Making Garden Mosaics: Underplanting Trees and Shrubs

UPSTATE NEW YORK From Away to Garden and The Backyard Parables” by Margaret Roach, how to underplant trees and shrubs with perennials and bulbs for shade.

Why Succulents Rot and How to Prevent

ESCONDIDO, CA By Debra Lee Baldwin. Roots that drown are consumed by bacteria and fungus that move upward into the body of the succulent, causing its tissue to collapse. Is this caused by too much rain? Can the plant be saved? The answers may surprise you. Subscribe to Debra Lee Baldwin’s Youtube Channel.